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Patchwork made by Roni Ben Ari from her father’s fabrics. Click here for fabric designs by Abraham Halpern.

Between the structure of the yarn cones in the warp preparation machine and the take-up roll of the warp, the threads pass through this frame, called the reed, which resembles a comb. The warp preparation machine consists of a structure holding the…

The cloth is held at each side by temples, which hold the cloth tight. Note the “thorns” that prick the cloth.

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Flying shuttle. The bobbin with the weft thread is placed inside.

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Ceramic piece from warp preparation machine. The threads pass between the “columns.”