Another word for Silk from the Persian language
This refers to adding ingredients to the dye bath for the purpose of increasing the brightness of the colours.
This is the combing of fibers prior to spinning with wire brushes
This is when a dye fails to retain its hue and shade and is a problem that requires professional attention.
A Herati pattern consists of a flower centered in a diamond with parallel leaves outside the diamond
Taken directly from the Persian, this is a carpet-trimming knife.
The process of treating cotton thread with an alkali under pressure to increase its strength and gloss.
Quite literally translates as ‘a hen’ but is used to describe a pattern involving chickens.