Materials & Techniques

Warp Resist

A patterning technique in which portions of the warp yarns are protected from the dye bath before weaving. A liquid may be applied or the yarns may be compressed by binding or clamping.

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.