AREA : Weaving

SOURCE : Demaria

Object : four-treadled hand loom

Description : 4 treadles , 4 heddles , batten box with “drawers” and shuttle

WORKING : it creates a kind of cloth which looks damask (that means without heddles). The pattern is obtained passing the heddles in a very elaborate way, pressing the treadles according to a prearranged procedure. The cloth is operated with two implied colours and two shuttles.

Entering the museum