Persian Qalamkar ( Tapestry ) Tablecloth, Purple Design

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Persian Qalamkar ( Tapestry ) Tablecloth, Purple Design is a sample of art of printing on the cloth original from Iran for you or your friends as a gift! Ghalamkar is one of the oldest crafts of ancient Persian which was in the peak of fame of centuries.  It implies the creation of a role on a linen cloth, which today is also done on other pieces. 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 stabilisers (liquid) and are boiled.

In the past, Ghalamkar fabrics have served multiple purposes.The Persian Kings, nobles, and the upper class, wore Ghalamkar silk and cotton clothes ornamented with gold and silver.

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