Thursday, June 21, 2012

Caught On The Web June 2012

Caught On The Web - June 21 2012
Links saved while exploring the world wide web


Art of the Ancient Americas - Princeton University
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/collections/aaa/

Early plant domestication in Mesoamerica (with cotton references)
 http://www.athenapub.com/nwdom1.htm

Aztec clothing - some pictures
http://aztecjournal.wordpress.com/2011/04/11/aztec-clothing/

Aztec Textiles, article Medieval Textiles reprint (pdf)
http://www.medievaltextiles.org/reprintNMMaztec.pdf

Aztec Garments:From Birth to Fulfillment, Andrea Ludden, U of TX Austin (pdf)
http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/LASA97/ludden.pdf

Aztec clothes
http://www.aztec-history.com/aztec-clothes.html

Weaving with art art yarn (video)
What to do when you have art yarn, a picture frame and a staple gun
http://sockmonkeycrafts.com/weaving-with-art-yarn/

Japanese temari balls
Balls are covered with thread to create intricate patterns
http://temari.com/temariballs.htm

 http://www.japanesetemari.com/gallery.html

Luke Jerram describes himself as a "color-blind installation artist, who fuses his artistic practice with scientific and perceptual studies." So step away from the color a little and view the form.
http://www.lukejerram.com/

In this podcast, the 2010 Rakow Commission recipient, Luke Jerram, discusses his work on the "Glass Microbiology" project.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjU0lzM1LTw


The Shepherds Rug blog - braided wool rugs
http://theshepherdsrug.blogspot.com/

One of the largest rug looms in the world
http://www.nejad.com/consumer/largest-rug.htm


Youtube - How to use granny's old rug loom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC4SJQ17FYk

Tea and Carpets blog - oriental rug articles
http://tea-and-carpets.blogspot.com/

loom knotted rugs
http://www.hussainrugs.com/collections/loomknotted/001loomknotted.htm

Woven miniature rugs for dollhouse
http://dekorativ.tripod.com/doll_house_miniature_carpets/id1.html

Mende loom near Kenema is shown in blog
http://sierraleone1968-70.blogspot.com/2008/09/warren-van-hoos-was-peace-corps.html

Tripod loom in Africa
http://adireafricantextiles.blogspot.com/2011/06/tripod-loom-in-sierra-leone.html

Lady Virag's Blog
http://ladyvirag.wordpress.com/about/

Nomadic looms for SCA
http://ladyvirag.wordpress.com/nomadic-looms-for-the-sca-simple-low-cost-historical-weaving/

Weaving - Russian Academy of Sciences - Navajo loom picture
http://www.kunstkamera.ru/en/museum_exhibitions/encyclopedia/america/crafts/weaving/

Glossary of textile terms - Smithsonian Textiles of North American Southwest
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/textiles/english/glossary/index.htm

Upright loom with warp weights - Norway, with link to video
http://mlab.taik.fi/Mulli/html/media/valokuva/e_kangasp.html

vertial loom africa
http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/africantextintro2.htm

video: Al Sadu, traditional weavings skills in United Arab Emirates
Duration/time: 10:06 
http://www.unesco.org/archives/multimedia/index.php?s=films_details&id_page=33&id_film=2217

Twining Edge Finishes Marla Mallet
http://www.marlamallett.com/ef-twini.htm

Weaving in Chile
http://hilachaspatagonicas.blogspot.com/ 

Knotted Shag Rug Loom how-to
http://rug-makers.livejournal.com/5847.html

Picture of Knotted Shag Rug
http://rug-makers.livejournal.com/3413.html

Information on agriculture and fertilizers at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico USA
http://www.canyonsworldwide.com/chacocanyon/p14.htm

Chaco Canyon National Historic Park
http://www.nps.gov/chcu/index.htm

Have a good day!

1 comment:

zippiknits said...

Here's another link for you, though I can't understand the focus being on the Zuni having created the routes as they were used by all the Pueblo traders.

http://southwestcrossroads.org/record.php?num=2