The Story of Peshtemal (Peştemal)

The Story of Peshtemal (Peştemal)

Peshtemal (Peştemal), a component of Turkish bath and Turkish Hammam culture, was first woven in Denizli's Buldan district. Peshtemal (Peştemal) is a rectangular and colored fabric that is primarily worn by women as a skirt. The main reason for its popularity in the bath is its high water absorbency, quick drying, and soft texture.

Examining and learning Peshtemal (Peştemal) production entails studying weaving history. Peshtemal (Peştemal) weaving begins with natural cotton yarn, or raw white yarns.

Painting is the first step. The dyeing of yarns with quince seed, pomegranate peel, and an abundance of acorns is also initiated. These items are boiled to remove their colors. Following that, we go to the fountains for this work and wash the threads. The threads were placed in the water and colored by pouring colored water on the ground in front of the fountain. The dried threads were then transferred to the warp and made usable on the loom. The threads are wrapped with a tool called “çikrik” while weaving in order to throw different colors of thread on a single color. After that, weaving on the hand loom began. coming from behind the counter

Peshtemal (Peştemal) is cut in a precise manner, knotted, and pompoms are added to the ends.

It was delivered to the benders for this purpose. As a result, it would be more colorful and ornate. Osman Say, a weaver from Istanbul, brought loincloths and a whip loom to Buldan in 1910. Buldan weaving, which had previously been done on hand looms, has had the opportunity to benefit from the most advanced looms of the Peshtemal (Peştemal) period since 1951.

Mass production in Peshtemal (Peştemal) weaving began with the adoption of motorized looms. Today, computerized workbenches have taken the place of these workbenches. The Peshtemal (Peştemal), which takes up little space, is now used in seaside resorts, saunas, spas, massage parlors, and a variety of other settings. Because it is made of natural yarn, it is ideal for children and babies. The use of peshtemal (Peştemal), which was born and developed in Anatolian lands, spread to almost every country in the world over time and became known as the "Turkish Towel" brand.

Our company, which has been producing and exporting Peshtemal (Peştemal) for 30 years, provides a wide range of products to its customers while preserving their natural and traditional weaving characteristics.

In addition, we have original old Peshtemal (Peştemal)with antique value that we have collected from many villages and Turkish Hammams in Anatolia over the years.

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