Materials & Techniques

Herringbone Twill Weave

A twill weave in which the direction of the diagonal alignment of the floats changes regularly. The changes may be on either a vertical or a horizontal axis.

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.