[HNW] 16th century bobbin lace (slightly off topic)

Deborah Pulliam pulliam at acadia.net
Fri Oct 24 11:08:03 PDT 2003

<<one  of the shoe-box-sized braid looms shown in several of these, 
and which are
probably the 16th century predecessor of the Inkle loom.>>

Not really; inkle (which just means narrow) looms are really quite 
old themselves.

Box looms usually use a slightly different technology (a board 
similar to what you use in a backstrap loom, with holes and slots.)


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