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Ancient art of weaving with self-supported back-strap loom. [...] This Sikkimese girl is weaving Lepcha tribal weave cloth worn as a dress

Ancient art of weaving with self-supported back-strap loom. [...] This Sikkimese girl is weaving Lepcha tribal weave cloth worn as a dress

 
 
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Caption continues from item: This type of weaving is found in some South American Indian tribes.
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Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).
Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).
Published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 140, where image appears with caption "Ancient backstrap loom for traditional Lepcha cloth."

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01/01/1965
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Kandell, Alice S., photographer
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