The warp is like the mother and the weft yarn she inserts to make the cloth, is like the child conceived within her womb. As the cloth woven is similar to the child growing inside her womb. Women are the creators of life they say.
There are three kinds of looms. Foot loom (thag-sha), Back strap loom (sked-thags) and fixed heddle loom (sa-thags). Various textiles are woven on these three looms (nambu, spuruks, challi, phug-shar, tsug-tul, tsug-gdan, ta-gal, lu-gal, ma-gdan, phi-gyis, ray-bo).
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