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Slide - Anita Apinis-Herman demonstrating Inkle Loom Weaving, circa 1985 Image Reg. No: MM 102863

Summary:
Slide showing a close up of weaving on an Inkle loom 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. The Inkle loom is not a traditional Latvian loom, however the designs and pick-up technique used are traditionally Latvian. Latvians traditionally wove bands using a back strap loom and incorporated the pick-up technique. With the Inkle loom a warping board is not needed, making it a somewhat quicker method when shorter band lengths are required.
Description:
Colour Slide.
Description Of Content:
Slide showing Anita Apinis-Herman demonstrating weaving on an Inkle Loom, circa 1985.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman
Discipline: History

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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, Cultural Diversity Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: weaving
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Person Depicted: Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985

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