Rug Weaving: How Long Does It Take To Weave A Rug?
Before you begin weaving your own Oriental rug, consider this. Rug weaving is an art. A skilled weaver in India can tie about 6,000 knots per day. Thus the time for one person to knot a 9′ x 12′ rug in several common qualities works out like this: (Note that usually more than one person works […]
The lost art of weaving by Julianne McShane
Madrid’s Royal Tapestry Factory is an institution. In its nearly 300-year history, its workers have laboriously hand-woven some of the world’s most coveted tapestries and rugs. Its list of clients includes Spanish royalty, the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, and the Dresden Castle in Germany, to name a few. Celebrated Spanish artist Francisco […]