[VIDEO] Metropolitan Museum of Art Film From 1933 Highlights Tapestries and How They Are Made

Warps, wefts, heddles, and leashes: Learn how tapestries were made, across time and across cultures, in this mesmerizing short film. Follow artisans through the entire process, from dyeing wool to cutting the finished product from the loom. The film features several beautiful examples from the Museum’s collection, including a sixth-century Coptic garment, French tapestries depicting biblical stories, and a magnificent Incan tunic patterned with confronting serpents.

via The Met

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