The Resource Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala

Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala

Label
Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala
Title
Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala
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Subject
Summary
Intended to provide a complete and permanent record of surviving traditions and skills in textiles and crafts, the Ends of the Earth unique series show the processes in full, in detail and with all the clarity and colour made possible by modern video cameras. In many ways they are better than being there - pausing and replaying gives the possibility of checking again where the quickness of the hands has eluded or deceived the eye. Nowhere are the skills of backstrap weaving so widely practised as in Guatemala and Mexico. Everywhere weavers can be seen sitting down to weave, under a tree, in front of houses, inside open doorways. Complex and colourful designs reflecting thousands of years of tradition and skill are still produced from a few sticks and balls of yarn. This film unravels the secrets of backstrap weaving and shows how the ancient Amerindian cultures survive through it. Filmed in Mexico and Guatemala. Contents: The backstrap loom ,warping up a backstrap loom for a 4 selvedge weaving and different weaving techniques, such as warp pick up and brocade, used to produce an amazing range of multicoloured huipils and cloths
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Ends of the Earth in 2006
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
57
Technique
live action
Label
Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1062741
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921955929
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1062741
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Backstrap Weaving In Mexico & Guatemala
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1062741
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921955929
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1062741
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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