from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Woven on a hand-operated loom: handwoven rugs.
- adj. Woven by hand: handwoven baskets.
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- adj. Woven by hand, or with a hand-operated loom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as hand-loomed;.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. made on a handloom
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The fabric was handwoven from a superlative silk, made by the silkworms of the famous Phu Yen Village.
The tailoring is all about heritage, and we decided to add something from my own heritage -- Uzbekistan handwoven silks with ikat prints.
(Not like those actual tribespeople, who wouldn't know handwoven chevron if it bit them in the ass.)
She commissioned a handwoven fabric from a design atelier in Bogota, Colombia, through Cristina Grajales, a gallery in New York, making the pillows "objects of luxury" rather than accents.
Look what's happened with the Mochila bag, a handwoven purse from Colombian and Venezuelan tribes.
Within minutes, though, we had collected an allotment of high-value supplies, including natural cold medication (with cardamom), decorative felt banners declaring the Krishna mantra, and a handwoven rug for my mother, available from a haber-dasher named Dinish, who gave us a good discount on account of my uncle.
A feature story in the local paper had included the cost of authentic, handwoven tartans the Guthrie Theater had commissioned for a production of MacBeth.
His mistress puts on a handwoven skirt, typical of her village, and a huipil she embroidered herself with double-headed birds.
He had kept the brick walls, and had furnished it in a determinedly masculine style: leather, dark woods, and handwoven rugs.
Milt i am intrested as i am also looking for handwoven cotton bedspreads, any help would be appreciated.