Double-woven treasures from old Peru
Pre-Columbian double cloth is one of the world's great textile traditions. This book takes a comprehensive look at the varieties of double cloth preserved in museums and private collections including fabric analysis, and provides detailed weaving instructions. A must for collectors and weavers alike.
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Introduction to PreColumbian Double
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3-span floats 4-color alternate Andean backstrap band belt Bolivia border warps braid camelid Charles Llewellyn complementary complementary-warp weave Courtesy crochet cotton d-bouts dark diagonal double-faced double-woven complementary-warp weave Draft edge endloops ends fabric face Figure front grid half-hitches heading cord heddle stick heddle string horizontal III III III III OTI inkle loom insert stick knot L-edge L-edge pebble lease sticks Lift H2 loom bar Middle Horizon motifs oblique interlacing original warp cross OTI III OTI III OTI OTI OTI OTOT pairs pass weft pattern area Pattern Diagram pattern warps pebble row pebble weave Peru picking cross pickup plain-weave double cloth Plate pre-Columbian sample selvedge sets of warp shed rod shot side simple two-bar loom strap tassel technique Textile Museum tie-down treadle loom twill two-faced warp and weft warp floats warp order warp substitution warp weave warp-faced double cloth warp-faced plain weave weaver Weaving Sequence woven yarns