SPECIFIC HAND WOVEN KUTNU FABRIC IN GAZIANTEP AND COLORS USED IN PRODUCTION


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Authors

  • Nazan AVCIOĞLU KALEBEK Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi, Moda ve Tekstil Tasarımı Bölümü
  • Sena SAYAR Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, Sanat ve Tasarım YL Öğrencisi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31623/iksad062305

Keywords:

Kutnu, Gaziantep, Color, Handicraft

Abstract

Anatolian lands are home to many cultural heritages as handicrafts. Cultural heritage is one of the elements that make it possible to have information about the region, geography and the region. The majority of these are handicrafts. Gaziantep has been one of the important cities in the transfer of many handicrafts to the next generations since the early periods of history. Kutnu fabric is one of the handicrafts of Gaziantep region, which still continues today by the masters of this work dating back to the 16th century. Kutnu has become a valuable fabric due to the laborious production stages and the fact that it contains no synthetic materials and does not harm the body. It has a structure with a warp silk and a cotton scarf. Kutnu has many varieties with different names. When the Kutnu fabric is examined, it is seen that the dominant color is yellow, but it is used in colors such as red, black, green, purple, pink and blue. Colors have an important place in the phenomenon of fashion. In this study, the sources related to the colors used in kutnu fabric and its production were examined and a literature review was made; The effects of the colors used in kutnu fabric on people, their message and symbolic meanings were examined. As a result, as a result of the interviews with Kutnu master Muhittin Eldemir, this information was obtained on how color preferences used in kutnu fabric were formed: yellow, red and blue colors, which are the main colors, were obtained with root dyes, and then the main colors were mixed with the master colors and master-apprentice It is seen that color preferences continue in the same way today

Published

2020-06-15

How to Cite

AVCIOĞLU KALEBEK, N., & SAYAR, S. (2020). SPECIFIC HAND WOVEN KUTNU FABRIC IN GAZIANTEP AND COLORS USED IN PRODUCTION. IKSAD JOURNAL, 6(23), 261–270. https://doi.org/10.31623/iksad062305

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