Materials & Techniques

Weft

On a loom, the weft is inserted over and under the warp during the weaving process. In a finished fabric, the weft is the transverse set of elements.

Excerpt from

Ann Rowe, “Glossary,” in Weaving and Dyeing in Highland Ecuador, edited by Ann Rowe, Laura Miller and Lynn Meisch (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007): 289-295.