Alo Bakhmal Velvet Fabric
Bukharian silk velvet ikat fabric is the oldest, traditional textile. It is extensively used, because of traditional woven, best-designed style, advanced look. We choose velvet fabric handwoven textile for luxury home interior designs as well as for clothing brands. Velvet is a choice not only for clothing but also for furnishings. Designer upholstery, decorative throw pillows are the greatest authentic decor for your cozy home.
When you use genuine hand-woven velvet fabric in your home décor project or fashion design, it’s apparent that you care about craftsmanship. First and foremost, they are handmade and authentic – woven, but not printed. It has a magnificent bolt of natural dyes. VELVET ikat fabric has vibrant colors and regal designs. Velvet clothing, Velvet home decor, Velvet sofa furnishing are visually gorgeous. Undoubtedly, home Interior with velvet creates a sophisticated and upper-crust look.
Uzbek Silk Velvet Fabric / Alo Bakhmal Velvet Fabric
Gorgeous velvet fabrics are hand-dyed, hand-loomed. We bring to you direct from where the art-form handwoven. Uzbekistan silk ikat fabrics have their own names: bakhmal, shoi, khan-atlas, atlas, podshokhi. These fabrics are pure silk texture. Patterns are shapes of what they resemble. Traditionally, the most wide-spread ornaments “tumorcha” – amulet, “tarok” – comb, “gadjak” – jewelry, “bodom” – almond, “darakht” – tree, “anor” – pomegranate, “Oy” – the Moon, “shokh” – horn, “chirog” – lampad, “ilon izi” – snake trail, “kapalak” – butterfly, “chayon” – scorpion, and etc.
Velvet ikat weaving includes a number of stages. First a manufacturer in the case of the silk velvet ikat fabric dyes warps many times the length of the finished fabric formed the raised velvet pile. Then he arranges the ikat dyed warp threads on the loom between plain orange or pink dyed foundation warps. Woves the cloth in plain velvet technique. A razor is through the wire groove leaving a perfectly even, clearly ikatted, pattern on the wile. It is a very ancient way of creating designs in fabric by resist-dyeing the threads before the fabric is woven.
- The typical pile height of Velvet is not more than 0.36 cm.
- Before the mechanical looms, the average weaver could weave only 4 yards of Velvet per week.
- Jean Baptiste Martin developed the first mechanical loom in the late 1840s.
- King Richard II of England decreed in his will that on his death, his body should be draped in Velvet
- Individual items of Kuba Velvet take several months and sometimes a whole year to be produced.
- In Hindi movies, especially in the 1960s, the main negative character (often played by Pran) frequently sported Velvet jackets.
*** We deliver orders via Uzbekistan Registered Post. It takes minimum 21 – 25 business days to reach anywhere in the world.