In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tejedor masculinetejedora femininea basket weaver — un cestero
- In the early 1800s, the French weaver Joseph Jacquard invented a loom in which a series of punched cards controlled the patterns of cloth and carpet produced.
- Calling all Bolton ex-mill workers, carders, spinners, winders and weavers… someone wants to hear your story.
- Armed with the strongest and finest cotton thread in the world, Bolton's weavers were able to produce the finest cotton material in the world.
- The library has recently acquired a weaver's pattern book printed in the seventeenth century described by the textile historian Patricia Hilts as the earliest known example of its genre.
- In Kanchipuram, a centre of silk weaving, male weavers alone were recognised by the government cooperatives.
- Almost everyone employed the carpenter's skill in some way, from fishermen and weavers to shoe-makers.
- The largest group were Huguenots, many of them silk weavers, silversmiths, and furniture makers.
- Silver wire was used by embroiderers, lace-makers and weavers for embellishing high-quality fabrics.
- On the whole, it is an earnest attempt to preserve traditional crafts from extinction and to help skilled craftsmen and weavers, who are living in penury.
- People usually specialized in a particular trade, barrel makers, wheelwrights, weavers and so forth.
- We set out for the neighbouring village of Kethan, where simple weavers wove the delicate fabric of cotton and silk embroidered with gold and silver.
- This led to an enormous leap in productivity especially among tool makers, weavers and metal workers.
- He can trace his ancestors in this area back to 1650, a long line of shepherds, coopers, weavers and the occasional collier.
- Those who make their living as blacksmiths, weavers, potters, or musicians are looked upon with some disfavor and suspicion.
- It had two butchers, two coopers, two weavers, a shoemaker, blacksmith, a cornmill, a pound, a lime kiln and, of course, a pub.
- Well, each one of them is not only a piece of art but represents magic created on wild silk by traditional weavers.
- This was not the case in parts of Ulster, where a substantial proportion of linen weavers were not independent producers but wage-workers.
- Different streets were allotted for different professions such as potters, weavers, dyers, jewellers, and bakers.
- Women are expert weavers and dyers and make their own cloth.
- He lists the names of dyers, weavers, and embroiderers where possible.
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