Hend loom without shuttle 

 

AREA : Weaving

OBJECT : hand loom without shuttle, with threadpasser

SOURCE: gift from LIT

DESCRIPTION : 4 treadles ,4 heddles , without shuttle, with threadpasser,

moving hackle, counterweights, batten box

WORKING : a piece of cloth is woven, the warp is loosened and the cloth is turned over.

The counterweights work as a brake, maintaining the tension.

The batten box is used to beat the weft.


Entering the museum