ŞERAFETTIN YAMANCAN CARPET WEAVING WORKSHOP IN ESKIMALATYA Abstract Hand-woven carpets have an important place in Turkish Cultural History in terms of being defined as portable cultural heritage. Carpets produced as part of daily life in Anatolian handcrafts in the past have become a part of traditions. Today, Turkey gradually decreases and is known throughout the region continue to be woven in a certain number of villages. Production technique, hand-made carpets with different color patterns and motifs, are about to disappear, as well as the number of those who know and apply this art is rapidly decreasing. In the carpet weaving workshop which became a family company in Eskimalatya (Battalgazi) district of Malatya province, the subject was defined in order to introduce Şerafettin Yamancan and its carpets. Yamancan carpet workshop and hand-woven carpet production of the work done, methods and techniques presented in the text visuals are sub-objectives. The carpet production workshops in the villages of Malatya province and districts belonging to the Yamancan family company constitute the subject universe and the Eskimalatya handmade production workshop is the sample. The general works of the workshops were examined as a whole and it was tried to be transferred to the text by limiting it to the works of Eskimalatya sampling workshop.


Keywords: Malatya, Carpet, Weaving, Handicrafts, Art

Author : Songül Aral
Number of pages: 32-48
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/usved.39284
Full text:
Uluslararası Sanat ve Estetik Dergisi
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