A 13th century band from Stary Brzesc (Poland)

While in Poland, I took the opportunity to visit the Archeological and Ethnographic Museum in Lodz (Central Poland). I wanted to see one particular object – a woven piece of fabric found in Stary Brzesc and dated to the 13th century. I had seen some replicas of it online which …

History of tablet weaving in Europe

The oldest weaving tablets were found in Spain and come from the 4th century BC. Yet, it is believed that tablet weaving goes back to even earlier times. The earliest examples of tablet weaving show its use as a starting edge of a fabric, not a separate band. Tablet weaving …