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The craft of weaving around the world

Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:55 am
by sofiya
Samples of German traditional weaving. Woven bands, zippers, and vintage rubber bands used for the pieces of underwear (e.g. elastic stocking holder or bra holder). Some of these items were made in the 1920s-30s, others – in the 1950s and even the 1980s.
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Re: The craft of weaving around the world

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 10:04 am
by sofiya
Weaving kente cloth on a weaving loom in Ghana, Africa. The artisans are usually men. The looms are designed in such a way that the kente cloth is woven in strips and then the needed width of fabric is made from the strips.
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