Browse Items (94 total) Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Browse Map of 10 Next Page Sort by: TitleCreatorDate Added My Story Golon Golon is a twill tapestry technique done with multiple heddles (a cord or wire used to separate warp threads) for raising the warps. Watay This is a special technique dating back to pre-Incan times, known as ikat in some places. Tags: Watay Pollera This skirt, which may be worn in multiples, is made of hand-spun plain weave wool or, sometimes, commercial fabric. Tags: Pollera Montera The montera is a hat, adapted from the Spanish. Tags: Montera Finishing A weaver joints the pieces of the textile and completes the textile’s borders. Tags: Acabado Weaving To weave means to separate alternate threads, with half being raised and half being lowered. Warping To warp means to wind threads around sets of stakes, that may be horizontal or vertical. Dyeing Natural dyes can be made from a variety of plants and even animals: q’olle (flowers), molle (leaves), tayaka (leaves), chiqchi (root), qaqa sunkha (lichen), chillka (leaves), cochinilla (cochineal, a form of insect), mot’e mot’e (fruit), chaphi… Winding To wind, skein, and ply, single strands of yarn are first rolled into balls, and then skeined and washed. of 10 Next Page Featured Item Ch’aska The chaskas (or ch’aska) motif represents stars.