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Looped tubes from Ancient Siberia

Sergei Rudenko published a book in 1953, titled Culture of the Altai People in Scythian Times. It includes photographs of the structural detail of two pieces of “woolen lace fabric”: They were taken from two tubular “braid covers” (shown fully below) with the one detailed on the left being an inner lining to the one on… Continue reading Looped tubes from Ancient Siberia

Buttonhole looping · Examples

Dilly bags

Carrying bags were made by buttonhole looping for a very long time before the advent of the European bourse en feston. Descriptions of widespread local traditions began to appear in the ethnographic literature toward the end of the 19th century, with authors devising their own designations for the newly-recognized looped structure. A description from 1908 of small buttonhole-looped bags… Continue reading Dilly bags