Posts Tagged With: 3/1 twill

Weave Sample: 3/1 and 1/3 Lozenge Twills

31LozengeTwill

3/1 lozenge twill

13LozengeTwill

1/3 lozenge twill


Weaving Draft

3-1-Lozenge-Twill

3/1 lozenge twill draft


When and where can this textile be found?

  • 3/1 lozenge twill is only occasionally found, such
    as in a 13th century linen mitre.

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Weave Sample: 3/1 and 1/3 Chevron Twill

31ChevronTwill

3/1 chevron twill

13ChevronTwill

1/3 chevron twill


Weaving Draft

3-1-Chevron-Twill

3/1 chevron twill draft


When and where can this textile be found?

  • Woolen 3/1 chevron twill textiles have been found in 6th or early 7th century France.

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Weave Sample: 3/1 Ribbed Twill

A ribbed twill (rippenkoper) is produced when rows of a weft-faced twill are alternated with rows of a warp-faced twill. This difference produces a ribbed effect.

31Twill_Ribbed

3/1 ribbed twill


Weaving Draft

3-1-Ribbed-Twill

3/1 ribbed twill draft


When and where can this textile be found?

  • 2nd century (Roman Era) Egypt [1]

[1] A Matter of Material: Changes in Textiles from Roman Sites in Egypt’s Eastern Desert by Lise Bender Jorgensen (in An Tard)

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Weave Sample: 3/1 Twill

In 3/1 twill the weft goes under three warp threads, then over one, creating a very warp-faced twill. 1/3 twill is the reverse.

31Twill

3/1 twill

13Twill

1/3 twill


Weaving Draft

3-1-Twill

3/1 twill draft


When and where can this textile be found?

  • Late 16th century Ireland (Dublin) in silk [1].

[1] ‘The Apparel oft Proclaims the Man’: Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Textiles from Bridge Street Upper, Dublin by Elizabeth Wincott Beckett (in NESAT VII)

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