Ikat Textiles from the World

Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum

poster for Ikat Textiles from the World

Ends in 22 days

Ikat is an ancient resist dyeing technique practiced around the world. Separately dyed threads are woven together to create intricate geometrical patterns with warps in dual directions. This exhibition presents examples of it textiles from 20 countries including Japan and other nations in Asia, Europe, and Africa.



from June 14, 2019 to September 10, 2019


http://museum.bunka.ac.jp/english/ (venue's website)


Adults ¥500, University and High School Students ¥300, Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥200, Registered Disabled + 1 assistant free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 16:30
fridays closing at 19:00
Closed on Sundays, Holidays
Note:On two Fridays within the exhibition period, the venue is open until 19:00 (please confirm by phone)


Address: 1F Shinjuku Bunka Quinto Building, 3-22-7 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8529
Phone: 03-3299-2387 Fax: 03-3299-2602

7 minutes walk from the South Exit of Shinjuku Station

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