Archive for September, 2016

Wendy Landry: Pile Weave in Ancient Egypt

Wendy Landry: Pile Weave in Ancient Egypt

By Wendy Landry, author and textile artist   At least three primary types of pile weaving occurred in Roman and Coptic Egypt: weft-looping with linen, weft-looping with colored wool, and warp pile (velvet) with linen pile. Weft-looping with linen is the most common and the simplest to make. It merely […]

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