blankets (textileworking: weaving); binakol

A handwoven cotton blanket, of the type called a 'binakol'. It has both blocks of blue and white rectangles and squares - which give an optical dazzle effect - and a large red regular chequered pattern. The textile is woven in three sections and machine sewn together at the longer edges (the selvedges). The patterning is achieved using an extended tabby weave. A white, commercially made fringe has been attached to all four edges.

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