Materials & Techniques

Supplementary warp

A technique in weaving whereby pattern yarn is added between two regular foundation yarns, also called warp patterning.

Adapted from

  • George Ellis, "Note 2," in Eyes of the Ancestors: The Arts of Island Southeast Asia at the Dallas Museum of Art, ed. Reimar Schefold in collaboration with Steven Alpert (Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art; New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013), 316.