Weaver using a loom in India, 1870s

Weaver using a loom in India, 1870s

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Caption: Weaver using a loom in India. 19th-century artwork showing the use of a loom during the process of weaving strands of fibres (yarns or threads) together at right-angles to produce a fabric or cloth. This watercolour, from Bombay (Mumbai), dates from around 1873.

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