Persian Qalamkar ( Tapestry ) Tablecloth, Blue leaves Design

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Blue is one of the most widely used and popular traditional Iranian colors. For those interested in Iranian traditional art, a beautifully engraved tablecloth with a spectrum of blue colors with relaxing colors, it can create a sense of Iranian art in your house. Persian Qalamkar (Ghalamkar or Tapestry) Tablecloth, Stars Design implies the creation of a role on a linen cloth, which today is also done on other pieces.
In the past, Persian Qalamkar fabrics have served multiple purposes. The Persian Kings, nobles, and the upper class, wore Persian Qalamkar silk and cotton clothes ornamented with gold and silver. After finishing handcraft printing, they are, in the first stage, steamed for at least an hour to stabilize their designs. Then, taken to the riverbed and kept in some basins to be soaked well, in a great amount of running water. Afterwards, the pieces are piled in some large copper vessels containing stabilizers (liquid) and are boiled.
The art of printing on the cloth original from Iran for you or your friends as a gift!

 

This sort of cloth is prepared of pure cotton. After finishing printing, they are, in the first stage, steamed for at least an hour to stabilize their designs. Then, the pieces are piled in some large copper vessels containing stabilizers (liquid) and are boiled. At the same time, they are turned upside-down by some wooden sticks and washed again in the water. A tapestry may be stamped depending on its density and size, between hundreds and tens of thousands of times. For instance, a six-person table-cloth (2 meters by 1.4 meters) should be stamped about 580 times in a normal work, while with the same size up to 4000 times in an elegant work. This Persian Tapestry is washable by hand and with water at 30 degrees Celsius.

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