loom; textile tool

Backstrap loom, `ch'uspa' and loom components. The loom components are consisting of two warp rods placed into the end of the warp(v,?); one heddle stick attached to the warp with red wool (?); another heddle stick inserted through the warp at the end of the woven section (?); one needle or shuttle attached to the weave with red/cyan wool (?); one pointed neddle made from bone (ii); and one large warp rod attached at the end of the weave with loops of light brown and black wool (viii). The woven textile has a band of a central cellular pattern containing anthropomorphic/zoomorphic figures flanked with plain and patterned stripes (?).

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