Backstrap loom with partly woven textile - ROM2015_14431_22


Backstrap loom with partly woven textile

Maker: Justina Oviedo Rangel, Huave culture
Medium:Cotton tabby with brocaded motifs on a wooden loom
Geography: San Mateo del Mar, State of Oaxaca, Mexico
62 x 55 cm
Object number: 2014.36.46
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Kircheis Family Endowment Fund
Not on view
DescriptionThe backstrap loom is also known as a stick-loom (telar de otate), and loom-parts are usually made from local materials by the weaver or a family member. The backstrap loom, attached by a strap to the weaver herself, allows for different cloth constructions,
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