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Small Tablet Woven Bands from Egypt: Part 2

The Border from Antinoé Grave C 333 The narrow border, which comes from grave C 333 in Antinoé, was woven using two-hole technique. It is sewn onto a fragment of ...

Arlon – The Enigma of Lost Threads

Serendipitous Time Travel Many fortunate circumstances were at work to bring the stole and maniple in almost perfect condition to St. Donat at Arlon in Belgium. In general, the two ...

Searching For Iranian Bands

Photo 1: Woven band with peacock design. During my several decades as a tablet weaver, I always was struck by the beauty of Persian bands with images of birds like ...

Small Tablet Woven Bands from Egypt

In excavations of burial grounds in Egypt, for example, Antinoé, which were carried out in the 19th century, many textiles have been found. These are known as Coptic textiles, fabrics ...
A Timeline in Tablet Weaving Figure 1

A Timeline in Tablet Weaving

Figure 1 It started with those handsome Kivrim bands some Viking re-enactors used to decorate their clothes: Running Dog and Ram’s Horns from Anatolia.My idea was to place Kivrim where ...
Tablet woven band by Sylvie Odstrčilová

Simple tablet-woven bands from medieval Prague (Czech Republic)

Richly patterned and brocaded tablet-woven bands have always received a lot of attention. With the multitude of photos of original bands in the museums as well as photos of their ...