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White and yellow 100% merino wool språng bag with nalbinding around the bottom and a 3-plaited drawstring cord.

White and yellow merino wool språng bag with nalbinding around the bottom and a drawstring cord.

Linen språng bag stretched to show drawstring and weaving errors. Julia: the bag was stuffed with a big piece of white cloth to stretch out the weave. "This is a large weaving error -- and it's actually progress. Before, with sprang, if I made a mistake I had to undo & start over. This time I was able to just keep going and I was able to get the warp threads back into order ... but I did wind up switching the S-twist to Z-twist." (2 of 2)

Linen språng bag stretched to show drawstring and weaving errors. Julia: the bag…

Sprang in museum

Sprang textile in the Textil de Oaxaca

Språng pouch made in S- and Z-twist patterning with Coptic twining. Oddny says: The drawstrings are several long pieces of yarn plied into a cabled cord. (1 of 2)

Språng pouch made in S- and Z-twist patterning with Coptic twining. Oddny says: The drawstrings are several long pieces of yarn plied into a cabled cord.

Three fragments of coloured wool cloth in sprang technique, probably a woman's hair-net. Mainly red, but with decoration in yellow and green wool, and a border of dark grey-purple wool. Conservation in progress. Detail showing area of staining after label removal. Image gallery: textile / hair-net.  Wool, 7th-8th C Egypt, British museum no. E6651

Three fragments of coloured wool cloth in sprang technique, probably a woman's hair-net. Mainly red, but with decoration in yellow and green wool, and a border of dark grey-purple wool. Conservation in progress. Detail showing area of staining after label removal. Image gallery: textile / hair-net. Wool, 7th-8th C Egypt, British museum no. E6651

Headdress from the Head of a Mummy of a Child   linen and wool, 2nd-4th C Egypt, språng.   Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 90.5.33

Headdress from the Head of a Mummy of a Child linen and wool, C Egypt Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no.

As said earlier on this site, Blue has made many bags in sprang. On this page you can find some pictures of these bags along with a short discription of how they are made. The first bags were quite…

As said earlier on this site, Blue has made many bags in sprang. On this page you can find some pictures of these bags along with a short discription of how they are made.

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Textiles: Large fragment of a blue, red and yellow sprang cap. Part of the meeting line and closing cord are preserved, as well as small sections of a red braided border.; 0000.01.3532

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Textiles: Large fragment of a blue, red and yellow sprang cap. Part of the meeting line and closing cord are preserved, as well as small sections of a red braided border.

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