sample (textileworking: weaving); textile

A long, narrow woven textile made of cotton. The fine black warp is woven warp faced for the most part. At each end there is identical patterning. There is one band of geometric shapes, in red and orange, worked in discontinuous supplementary weft. This is flanked by a band of narrow red and orange stripes. This weaving is done using a double-heddle loom.

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