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WORKSHOPS / 21 / Ethnic looms: their
characteristics and use (theoretical workshop)


This workshop may appeal to those who have a special
interest in textile anthropology


 





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Duration of workshop: 6 or 12 hours
For groups of at least four

Overview: This is a theoretical approach to the fundamental types of ethnic looms and how they work.

Program: ethnic looms from various continents – vertical, horizontal, and warp-weighted – will be shown both through a specially produced video and through items from my own collection. We discuss their mechanics and examine artefacts woven on them.