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Weaving Needle or Hair Pin
Africa, Cote d'Ivoire
5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Gift of Victor and Paula Zurcher
Provenance: Herbert Baker, Los Angeles, purchased 1975
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Use generally for the process of interlacing strands or strips of various materials, such as cane, textile, or twigs, to make materials or objects such as wicker, cloth, baskets, or wreaths. Use specifically for the process of making textile on a loom or other weaving device by interlacing warp and weft in a particular order. [March 1993 descriptor moved; scope note added; related term added. August 1992 lead-in term deleted, was 'reweaving'.]
Weaving on a loom or other device operated wholly or partly by hand or foot power. W [May 1994 lead-in term added; alternate term changed, was "handwoven". March 1994 scope note added. March 1993 descriptor moved.]
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