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Weaving: Hand loom
- “Hand-woven” fabrics? Different types of weaving looms in Japanese kimono manufactures.
- Various Japanese kimono fabrics are said to be "hand-woven" textiles. Hand-woven fabric reminds you of the image that it's all done by hand where an weaver sits on old-fashioned handloom, throwing a shuttle right and left with a reed beating up the weft yarns one by one. However, that would not be the case to all of "hand-woven" fabrics, because there are various weaving looms exist today and some of them are difficult to be regarded as hand-weaving, although it says it is "hand-woven".
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