stage of manufacture (tablet weaving); textile

Tablet weaving. Ten skin tablets (reeds) with a long strip of ribbon already woven in white, red and blue wool.
Stage of manufacture in tablet weaving consisting of 10 parchment tablets threaded onto the cream, pink and blue cotton warp. One end shows a section of tablet -woven banding. The textile is patterned with a pink and cream banded centre stripe. This is framed by a narrow blue, and a wider cream stripe on each side. The other end of the warp is looped into a skein and tied with a length of cream cotton rope. The end of the cream cotton weft is secured into an oblong ball.

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