Definition of High-warp loom

1. Noun. A handloom in which the warp is carried vertically; for weaving tapestry.

Generic synonyms: Handloom



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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-warp Loom

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high-warp loom (current term)
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Literary usage of High-warp loom

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1. Tapestries, Their Origin, History and Renaissance by George Leland Hunter (1912)
"In the high warp loom, that has no treadle, the warps are manipulated with the left hand, ... The high warp loom, then, is all-hand power, the low warp loom ..."

2. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"It seems to have been concluded that this represents actual tapestry weaving, but too hastily perhaps, as the high-warp loom only means a certain amount of ..."

3. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages: A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1908)
"The general method of making tapestries on a high warp loom has been much the same for many centuries. The warp is stretched vertically in two sets, ..."

4. Yarn and Cloth Making: An Economic Study; a College and Normal Schools Text by Mary Lois Kissell (1918)
"High warp loom of ancient Egyptians. Egyptian loom of Middle Kingdom. Egyptian loom of Middle Kingdom. Hammock weaving. Newberry (:), I, Pl. 29, ..."

5. William Morris, His Art, His Writings, and His Public Life: A Record by Aymer Vallance (1897)
"... or horizontal loom, where the weaver looks down upon the face of the web as he works; whereas in the case of the high warp loom the weaver is seated at ..."

6. The Health Exhibition Literature. (1884)
"It seems to have been concluded that this represents actual tapestry weaving, but too hastily perhaps, as the high-warp loom only means a certain amount of ..."

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