Eagle Samitum

Submitted by Jahanara on Sun, 08/01/2021 - 07:37
Warp
unbleached cotton
Weft
wool
Notes

Number 35 was woven on a cotton ground with wool weft. The cloth depicted two eagles facing each other, suggesting the samitum was woven using a point threading for numerous pattern heddles. The pattern is reversible, which shows great skill of the weaver.

This piece measured 19" by 18.5".