loom; textile tool

Textile tool in the form of a loom for weaving grass-cloth. The loom consists of 1 warp beam, 2 reed spacers, 2 heddles, 1 reed , and a wooden rod to which the heddles are tied with twisted grass fibre cords. The warp is threaded through and a short length of tabby-woven grass textile is held in place between the cane spacers and the reed. the reed is made from cane with the componenets tied in place with twisted grass fibre. Each heddls is constructed with twisted grass fibres attached to carved wooden rod with a central space at top and bottom.

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