If the painting in general, the color is hand-woven carpet design the best part of the beautiful carpet of color depends on the extent of the first.

Dyeing Plant
Early hand-woven carpet dyeing plant completely, from nomadic tribes of the invention. Dyeing is a complex process and time-consuming and expensive. Color from the stain can be craftsmen of the primary colors of various plants. Year in 1860 before the hand-woven carpet for all the dyeing plant, the 20th century, with the simple staining with the wide use of plants as well as the relative scarcity of resources, making expensive carpet dyeing plant in the market only. Now, the dyeing plant completely hand-woven carpets almost all the museums and private collections.

The most common source stained animals and plants are:
Yang Yang Qian Qian Red —— roots.
Cochineal Red ——- poison the body.
——- Orange-red henna leaves.
Huang —— dried Osmanthus; megranate skin.
Brown (Cha )—– – walnut shell; Oak Paper
Blue —— originating in Iran, a pea
Green ——- Osmanthus; megranate skin produced by yellow and blue pea mixture
—— Purple hollyhock
Black —— Gallic and Parkinson’s leaves, or direct the use of black wool.

Aniline dye
Aniline dyeing began in 1860, due to the low-cost and easy to use, in 1890, when aniline dyes for the beginning of each hand-woven carpet production. Unfortunately, this highly acidic dye, as well as damage to the wool’s natural oil, so fast carpet surface wear, the color not only in the sun and fade colors run when washing, hand-woven Oriental carpets reputation has been seriously damaged. In 1903, the Iranian government has taken stringent measures to prohibit the use of aniline dyes, the use of aniline dye are destroyed, the use of aniline dyes weaving trade unions cut hand, the use of aniline dyes in the Persian carpet in the rapidly disappearing.

Chrome yellow staining
In the 1920s to the 30s, European chemists have developed a new synthetic dyes, collectively referred to as “chromium pollution”, the synthetic dyes after two of chromium potassium treatment, to make the wool’s natural oil reservation well, The abrasion-resistant carpet will not be affected. This dye stain than the animals and plants have more color choices, but also in the sun, water and alkaline liquid, do not fade. Today, almost all of Eastern hand-woven carpets are stained in the use of such methods.