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Slide - Anita Apinis-Herman demonstrating Latvian Backstrap Weaving, circa 1985 Reg. No: MM 102875
- Slide showing a close up of traditional Latvian backstrap weaving as demonstrated by Anita Apinis-Herman. Anita is second generation Latvian weaver, she was taught by her mother Anna and then undertook further training at the Melbourne College of Textiles. In backstrap weaving the loom is attached around the weavers back or hips with a backstrap and the other end is attached to a stationary object or tensioned with the feet. This type of weaving gives the weaver perfect control over the warp tension of the weaving.
- Colour Slide.
- Description Of Content:
- Colour slide showing Anita Apinis-Herman demonstrating Latvian Backstrap Weaving, circa 1985.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman
|Tagged with:||artworks, cultural identity, handcrafts, latvian communities, latvian immigration, artistic practices, weaving|
|Themes this item is part of:||Anna Apinis, Latvian Migrant & Weaver, 1950|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985|