Materials & Techniques

Shedding Device

Any device for raising or lowering groups of warp yarns to make a shed in weaving, including both heddles and shed rods or shafts.

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.