sample (textileworking: weaving); textile

A woven strip of cotton textile. The tabby cloth is dyed purple and has two types of patterning. There are five areas, each containing six rows of small holes, achieved using a simple gauze weave. These are flanked by six areas where, using the same colour as the ground, the threads are floating in blocks on top of the fabric, worked in discontinuous supplementary weft. This weave patterning, according to accompanying documentation, is known as 'alare olonga'.

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