Sami blanket called a grene - ROM2008_9908_3


Sami blanket called a grene

Maker: Woven by Inger Eriksen
Medium:Handspun wool tabby, woven on a warp-weighted loom
Geography: Manndalen, Troms (county), Norway
Date: 1959
218 x 152 cm
Object number: 959.248
Not on view
DescriptionThis blanket was woven on a warp-weighted loom. Its decorative bands, variations of a picket fence design, result from alternating black and white weft yarns. A separately-woven band is incorporated into the blanket and creates a firm starting edge for the weaving.
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