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Backstrap Loom

>This backstrap loom is an example of huipil fabric, woven by Quiche speaking Mayan people, in Nahaula Guatemala. Backstrap looms are often fastened to a tree or post. The other end of the loom wraps around the weaver’s waist and the weaver adjusts the tension by leaning back on the loom. Backstrap Loom of Jacaltenango, … Continue reading “Backstrap Loom”

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