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Loading the Coiled Wool on the Loom

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Balls of wool in the colors needed for the rug are loaded on the loom.
The coiled wool, in the colors needed for the rug, is loaded on the loom.
The vertical yarns you see on the loom are the warp yarns. The knots which make up the design of the rug are tied around warp yarns as weaving progresses. "Warping a loom" is dangerous and exacting work, and is always carried out by specialists. It can take over a week of work to warp a loom this size. This loom will be used to make a very large Oriental rug.
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