Before beginning any restoration the rug is washed
Good to know….
The vegetable dyes come from wood bark, roots, leaves, fruits, berries, flowers, nuts and seeds all dried and crushed into powders. Some commonly used in Afghanistan dyes are Walnut shells, Pomegranate skins, Royal roots -Madder, Isparak flowers, Saffron flowers, Giso flowers.
Each dye colour will be an age old recipe where different quantities of the raw vegetable powders are combined together to achieve the desired shade and colour.