Warp and woof

Where: Ecuador, Imbaya Community
Technique: WARP AND WOOF Pre-Hispanic Technique
Materials: Wool

Primitive loom is been used by indigenous communities of America to weave wool and cotton, even before the arrival of the Spaniards. 

Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a to form an embossed fabric.

Other similar methods are knitting, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The method in which these threads are interwoven affects the characteristics of the cloth.

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