Woven Fabrics With Geometrical Decoration

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Cretan woven fabrics with geometrical decoration are among the richest and most structured traditional geometrical weaves worldwide, even though only one shape, the diamond, and its variants are used.

Such textiles have not been woven for years, and few old examples are left. They have been bought by peddlers and sold outside Crete, or even abroad. These textiles are not only beautiful, rich and varied; they are unique, both as to the weaving technique and as to their features.

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