Weaving in and out: See our looms in action

Warp and woof

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Warp and woof

Clothes defines people and the women at the weaving looms certainly had their hands full with work. High stress levels because of piecework wages, the high risk of accidents due to unprotected machine parts, the deafening noise, extreme humidity, high levels of dust, the danger of infectious illnesses and working with hazardous materials were all “ingredients” in the process of making the materials that would later became clothes.
Experience the pressure that workers were under to complete tasks, like replacing the yarn spool in the weaving shuttle, as quickly as possible. We'll also reveal the secret of the weaver's kiss....

Overview

Where

Weaving room

Time required

15 min

Attendance

No limitation