The art of the loom: weaving, spinning, and dyeing across the world
Looks at hand weaving in North America, the Middle East, West Africa, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Guatemala and Peru, and describes the fibers used, methods of spinning and dyeing, types of looms, and weaving techniques
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