Silk Ikat Shift
This one of a kind, silk Ikat shift is designed, hand dyed, woven and tailored by women artisans in Uzbekistan. Bibi Hanum™ is a socially responsible entrprise that creates garments and accessories using traditional hand-woven silk cotton ikat fiber. Founded by Muhayo Alieva it’s mission is to provide economic opportunities for women while preserving Uzbekistan’s rich cultural and ethnographic heritage. Since it’s creation in 2006 Bibi Hanum™ has been able to provide work for many women who live in Tashkent, Ferghana Valley and the Navoi Region. Without the hard work of these capable women Bibi Hanum’s exquisite clothing and beautiful home decor would not be possible. Bibi Hanum has participated in numerous prestigious shows including an exclusive trunk show at the De Young Museum in San Francisco for the Contemporary Muslim Fashions exhibit. This exquisite shift fits loose around the waist and slips on over the the head, medium size approximately women size 8.