textileworking: weaving; textile tool

Textiles (weaving). Loom frame with weaving in process, hrundra (wood, cotton, wool), a) Braid loom used for weaving belts for the tourist market by an aged Drok'pa woman in the Tibetan flats at Barankhel, Kathmandu, 28.8.81. A rectangle of wood with white cotton warps stretched around its length; two blocks of wood to serve as sheds, and a pencil to serve as heddle. Part of a multicoloured strip in process of weaving. b) hank of multicoloured wool for weaving. Loom: 22" x 5 3/4" (560 x 145)

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