Carpet Weaving

The hand-woven knotting, with high pile wool, silk or cashmere is called a Carpet (Ghali).The calculation of the value of hand-woven carpets is evaluated by the quality of raw materials, design and number of rows woven in density. Raw materials and equipment for weaving carpets includes a lot of paraphernalia, mostly of metal, patterns, combs (shaneh or Daftin), knives, pure cotton, cotton, silk and wool in some cases.

This hand-weaving is on the basis of historical documents in Southern Khorasan dating back 1,100 years ago. After the installation of the framework and setting up of the warp, the installing of Huff and Koji wood carpet weaving begins. After each row of weaving, a thick weft passes generally between or after the 2nd or 3rd row. Two rows of thin weft and warp under the carpet is rejected. Two types of Persian and Turkish designs of weaving in the county, both of them have a similar fine texture which is called Knot pairing (Gereh jofti).These Knots are often taken to expedite the work context and usually reduces the strength and elegance of the carpet but in terms of the density of carpet weaving in the region it has little effect on the quality. Native patterns are and common in this county and are as follow, small fish (Rizeh mahi), five writings (panj-matn) and orange triangle (lachak toranj), the life of the poet Sadee, brickwork (kheshti), horse head, bushes (botteh-jegheh) and adaptation plans come from people like Sheykh Safi, Darbari and Goldani.
The carpet and rugs are common in most of the towns and villages of this county. There are more than 50 thousand weavers working in full-time or seasonal employment in this profession. Mood and Dorokhsh are most famous places for producing exquisite carpets that are famous all over the world.

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