Materials & Techniques

Tapestry

Woven pictorial panel, usually made in tapestry weave that is weft-faced plain weave with the patterns created by reversing the direction of the weft yarns at the edges of each color area.

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.