Materials & Techniques

Bayeta

1. Coarse treadle-loom woven wool fabric. The equivalent English fabric name is baize. 2. Women’s rectangular shawl pinned on the chest, made from bayeta fabric.

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.