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Clothing in Ancient Egypt: weaves and flip-flops

By |2018-09-27T07:37:21+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Clothing, Egypt|

Ancient Egyptian clothing: Rahotep and Nefret Ancient Egyptian tunics Unlike most of the people of the ancient Mediterranean, people in ancient Egypt did not wear just one or two big pieces of cloth wrapped around themselves in various ways. Instead, both men and women in Egypt wore tunics which were sewn to fit [...]

History of weaving – Early hand weaving

By |2018-07-07T10:43:42+00:00June 8th, 2017|Clothing|

When was weaving invented? History of weaving: Warp on a loom Weaving was probably invented much later than spinning, around 6000 BC, in West Asia. (Find out about the history of spinning) First came band-weaving. At first people just wove narrow bands with their fingers, tying one end to their belt. That was [...]