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The shuttle, a double pointed device that carries the automatic bobbin, trails a taut thread and packs it tightly against the woven part of the fabric at the instant the shuttle reaches either end of its travel. It is the combination of the filling…
The shuttle carried the weft back and forth through the warp to make the weave.
Bobbins were wound with the yarn that was used in weaving.
The woman on the left weaving is Almi Savela, the woman on the right spinning is unidentifed.