آثارباستانی سیستان(زابل)

خامه دوزی

Textiles

 

Textiles background dates back to thousand years B.C . in human civilization. Textiles or in other words coverage is one of the basic needs and at different stages of history which undergone ups and downs . in the explorations carried out in 'shahr-e-SuQte significant number of different spinning and weaving wooden tools,clay,pottery and metal,were found that indicate the weaving industry of the time,incredible exciting pieces of cloth are foundmthat clearly shows this fact. What is questionable and strange for archeologists relates to such cloth with unbelievable qualified colours.

 

In the course of textiles development what is wellknown and definite  from thousand years B.C.is self –sufficiency of Sistan people in production of raw materials of different industries,especially textiles,so that until the recent decade,all phases of prep-aration,production and cotton harvest or prepara-tion of wool or hair of domestic animals to spinning and their preparation were performed by traditional tools and don by indigenous artists.

It is interesting to know that at the time of 'Safarid dynasty'Amro lays' for years and years the special cover of 'ka'aba Home'was sent from Sistan.

Not very long ago , these textiles were used in cloth ing, dress and even fashion dolls with happy colours.

Various types of textiles of Sistan include:

Tissue lames,racks,blankets,scarves,towels and so on.