Looms

Wherein we examine the history of looms, their different forms and uses, and how to construct and warp a warp-weighted loom. Here are some articles that may be of interest:


Loom History

A Warped Version: Manipulating Roman Looms for Metaphorical Effect – Potamius of Lisbon’s Epistula de Substantia 5‑9

Magdalena Ohrman (2018) A Warped Version: Manipulating Roman Looms for Metaphorical Effect – Potamius of Lisbon’s Epistula de Substantia 5‑9, Humanitas 71(1), p. 51-70, doi:https://doi.org/10.14195/2183-1718_71_3

Aspects of Gender and Craft Production in Early Anglo-Saxon England, with Particular Reference to the Kingdom of Kent

Susan Kay Harrington (2002) Aspects of Gender and Craft Production in Early Anglo-Saxon England, with Particular Reference to the Kingdom of Kent, p. 399 + 144 pp., url

Looms for Linen

Gertrud Grenander Nyberg (1994) Looms for Linen, Laborativ Arkeologi 7, p. 75-77

Pattern and Loom

John Becker, Donald Wagner (2009) Pattern and Loom Second edi, p. 400, pdf

The Horizontal Loom at Novgorod

M. W. Thompson (1968) The Horizontal Loom at Novgorod, Medieval Archaeology 12, p. 146-147

When did weaving become a male profession?

Ingvild Øye (2016) When did weaving become a male profession?, Danish Journal of Archaeology 5(1-2), p. 34-51, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/21662282.2016.1245970


Loom Weights & Warp Weighted Looms

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