Workmanship Process of Persian Silk Carpet

- Aug 22, 2018-

Nanyang Yuxiang Arts&Crafts Co.,Ltd.

The technological process of hand-made silk carpet

1. Drawing and color matching

First, draw the chart on the table and mark the lines with different symbols representing different colors on each coordinate point, so that the weavers can weave according to the chart.This is a very creative work.The technologist must be confident.The actual woven silk carpet is a reproduction of the original design.In a sense, this is the first very important process, because the design and the value of the silk carpet is very important.

2. The material

Draw the silk out of the cocoon.Only a third of the silk in a cocoon is available for taping.Combine the filaments into small strands and cook them in boiling water for 30 to 40 minutes to soften them.Traditionally, silk threads were dyed with natural plant pigments (indigo, safflower, oak, etc.), but now more chemical pigments are used.Generally speaking, a silk carpet needs to use about thirty different colors of silk threads.

3. Hanging

The longitude will be wound down around a frame made of two beams and two pillars.The harness will be wound between another bar and the warp.After the base is woven with white silk thread, the hand-knotting can start.

4. How to tie a woven silk carpet

Tie the thread in a double or single knot on two adjacent warp threads.Cut the thread with a knife.When a knot is finished, the filling line passes between the front and the back.Use the comb to break it down so that the knot is firmly attached to the warp.

5. Pull tassel and wash carpet flat

After months or years of work, a whole Iranian silk carpet will be cut off from the shelf and the ends of the warp will be braided into tassels to add beauty.Woven silk carpets will be neatly trimmed and rinsed before sale.

Chinese silk carpet and other silk as raw materials, the use of hand knotting, knotting density high, diverse patterns, strict structure, precise proportion, color harmony, gorgeous, soft and durable, non-insect.Due to these advantages, it has high artistic value, decorative use value and collection value.In view of the reasonable price, Chinese silk carpet has become a popular product in the international market.

As far as knot density is concerned, there are 14,400 knots per square foot in 120 lines, which is a mid-range carpet.While 300 carpets (90,000 knots per square foot), 400 carpets (160,000 knots per square foot) belong to middle and high grade. Over 500 carpets (250,000 knots per square foot) belong to top grade.Generally used for tapestries, very fine, very thin.The large size of more than 600 lines is rare.