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Slide - Latvian Weaving Tablet, circa 1985 Reg. No: MM 102870
- Slide shows a Latvian weaving tablet and illustrates the weaving technique involved. A narrow band of red and white patterned weaving is shown in process. Tablet weaving, also known as card weaving, incorporates the use of pierced cards or tablets to create a shed during the weaving process. It is one of the oldest techniques of producing narrow-band textiles in Northern Europe, predating the use of looms. Tablet weaving allows the weaver to create very detailed patterns.
- Colour Slide.
- Description Of Content:
- Slide demonstrating how Latvian weaving tablet is done. There is a narrow band of red and white patterned weaving shown.
- 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:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Date Depicted:||circa 1985|