Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats, an interview with Clarissa Esguerra

Man’s Ensemble, Central Asia, third quarter of the 19th century - early 20th century. Gift and Promised Gift of David and Elizabeth Reisbord. Photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

This week, exhibition curator Clarissa Esguerra teaches us all about the sophisticated resist-dying ikat technique responsible for the resplendent textiles and garments on display in LACMA's current exhibition Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats.