|Pic.9: from: Susi Dunsmore Nepalese Textiles, British Museum Press 1993. p. 172|
|Pic.10: from: Susi Dunsmore Nepalese Textiles, British Museum Press 1993, p.174|
|Pic.12: from: Susi Dunsmore Nepalese Textiles, British Museum Press 1993, p.143|
...and here you have a slightly different kind of back-strap loom... or rather no loom at all: a weaver is using her body as a loom, stretching warp around her waist and a big toe!
|Pic.13: from: Susi Dunsmore Nepalese Textiles, British Museum Press 1993, p.87|
In peg loom weaving weft is initially placed on wooden pegs, which have warp attached to them. In process of weaving weft is slid from pegs down onto warp.
Finger weaving doesn't require any kind of loom. A weaver needs only to anchor a work piece on the beginning of the process. The anchor can be anything like, a hook in the wall, a chair, a door knob, a big toe...
|Pic.20: Uisce weaving on a small frame, photo by Mike Prendergast|
|Pic.21: Uisce working on a large frame, photo by Mike Prendergast|