It doesn't look like fingerloop to me either. Tablet weaving absolutely goes back this far (and further.. go anglo-saxons!), but this speaks more to rigid heddle than 4 hole tablet to me. (2 shafts rather than 4, effectively).
Lovely piece! Heather in snowy SW Ontario, with a tablet weaving piece on my loom as we speak. XD On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 9:26 AM, Jane Partridge <mous...@live.co.uk> wrote: > Jean or Bev Walker might be better than me at identification, but could > these braids be formed by tablet weaving? I believe the technique does date > back that far, and they certainly look similar to the braids I made as > samples at college some years ago? Being a warp/weft technique, it would > also explain the loose threads along the sides of some of the braid, > possibly where the weft thread has worn away 'on the turn' over the years. > > Jane Partridge > - To unsubscribe send email to majord...@arachne.com containing the line: unsubscribe lace y...@address.here. For help, write to arachne.modera...@gmail.com. Photo site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lacemaker/sets/