Materials & Techniques

Oblique Interlacing

A fabric structure in which the elements interlace on courses that are oblique to the edges of the fabric, frequently produced by braiding techniques.

Excerpt from

Irene Emery, The Primary Structures of Fabrics (Washington D.C.: The Textile Museum, 1966, 2009): 62, cited in Ann Rowe, “Technical Glossary for Textiles,” in Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks, edited by Elizabeth Hill Boone (Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 1996): 467-469.