Turkmenistan May 2012 | madderlanedotcom Woman preparing spinning wool. And look at her socks!
Look at the way she has wound the copp - it's round like a ball! Unusual in shape yet if she has secured the beginning of the yarn away from the copp, she can get to both ends of the yarn for plying. painstaking grandmother - Paaveh, Kermanshah spinning with a high whorl spindle
A man from Ramallah spinning wool. Hand-tinted photograph from 1919, restored.
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I think these are the coolest drop spindles I've ever seen!!!!
Rena Effendi (Baku, Azerbaijan, 1977): Mothers and grandmothers like Maria Pop, from Cornești, spinning raw wool at home, devote hundreds of hours a year to making traditional embroidered clothes for their families. Transylvania