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Spinning rope and fishing nets

By |2018-04-18T22:44:15+00:00June 8th, 2017|Central Asia, Clothing|

Spinning fishing nets: a Roman mosaic of a fishing net, Hippo Regius, Algeria (200s AD) Hand spinning All of the cloth used in the ancient world was made with thread produced by hand spinning very slowly. There are different methods: the spinning whorl can be at the top of the spindle or at the [...]