Materials & Techniques

Treadle Loom

European-style loom in which the warp yarns are separated for the passage of the weft by depressing foot pedals or treadles.

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.