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06/09/2007
Theoretical-historical approach


However what is certain is that the art of weaving was connected from its beginnings with nomadic peoples that moved to the mountainside of Pindos from the historic or even the prehistoric ages. Gradually some nomads decided to set firmer roots in certain areas. Consequently....

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06/09/2007
Construction manner of woven articles


Sheep wool was processed at home by women alone. In order for the wool to become yarn a specific process is required, the talasiourgia that includes: washing, combing, carding and spinning.

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06/09/2007
Woven garments – clothing


Those commonly referred to as garments are divided into two large categories a) women’s and b) men’s. Each garment may indicate: a) social position (e.g. engaged, married, newly married, widow etc., b) quality and aesthetics of each region (everyday, wedding celebration),....

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10/09/2007
Woven articles of household use


The other large category of woven materials includes the household effects. In this category many examples are salvaged which allow the creation of a complete picture of the operation of the home but also the specific needs defined by the societal, geographical and anthropological factors. There is a large variety of floor coverings, rugs,....

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10/09/2007
Local workshops


In very general terms we may group the production of weaving by region: Zagori is a large geographical entity, the same occurs with the greater area of Pogoni and Konitsa. Another geographical entity is....

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