Mitteleuropa, Tirol - Weben eines Bandes

Central Europe, Tyrol - Weaving a Tape

In the "Stube" of the Weißberg-Hof in St. Magdalena, situated in the Gsieser Valley in South Tyrol, the formation stages of a "tape" (utilliy tape) are shown. First, the farmer prepares the small tape-Ioom for weaving. The individual threads of the "warp" are fed from bobbins attached to the horizontal bars of a frame, pulled through a fixed "board", and wound onto a roller. The farmer then weaves...