Damask cowl

Submitted by Jahanara on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 21:23

8 meters 21"

Pattern Notes Rose pattern from Spies 7th C Egyptian pg. 131.

30/2 gemstone silk

36-40 epi

First sample 40 epi in 15 dent reed 2-3-3, see reed substitution chart

Second sample 20 epi reed 2-3-3

177 units of 8

Handwoven Persian Robe

Submitted by Jahanara on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 21:15

I set out to weave cloth to make a 7th C Persian Robe based on several extant robes I have found online and seen depicted on many Sasanian Silverworks. When I began my costuming research I found a number of images of Sasanian women in a variety of sources.

Linen Hem Finishing

Submitted by Jahanara on Sat, 07/31/2021 - 07:58

For technical specs, see my <a href="https://www.weavolution.com/project/jahanara/linen-hem-lining">Weavolution Project Page.</a>

Damask Trim

Submitted by Jahanara on Sat, 07/31/2021 - 07:59

185 warp threads

Wound separate waste warp of various cotton yarns to ensure I could weave as much of  the silk warp as possible. This technique worked really well, I had very little waste of the silk yarn!