Loading

Textiles are some of the finest and most specialized arts of the Andes, providing fundamental information regarding regional production, developed techniques, and adopted styles. This wooden implement represents one of the principal tools used in textile manufacture. Loom swords served to separate warps and compact wefts in textile manufacture on a loom.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Loom sword
  • Date Created: 1100–1450
  • Physical Dimensions: 30 × 1 3/4 × 1 in. (76.2 × 4.45 × 2.54 cm)
  • Type: Tools and Equipment
  • External Link: https://www.dma.org/object/artwork/3158028/
  • Medium: Wood
  • period: Late Intermediate Period
  • Credit Line: Dallas Museum of Art, the Nora and John Wise Collection, bequest of John Wise

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile