Components of a tablet loom in the form of a warp rod, the warp and a number of leather tablets. The rod consists of a long flat piece of wood. The black and white yarn is looped around this part of the textile tool. The small square leather tablets are each attached to the other end of the warp in sections, and tied together in a bundle. A metal nail is sewn into the cotton threads.
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stage of manufacture (batik); printing block (pattern marker (textileworking: dyeing & printing))
textile (function unknown)
arrowhead (arrows (weapons: missiles & projectors))
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