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A Study on Traditional Techniques of Hand Braiding in China

Li Bing Wang (College of Textiles, Donghua University Shanghai China and Qingao University, Qingdao ,Shangdong, China)

Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

ISSN: 1560-6074

Article publication date: 1 May 2008

Abstract

Double system braiding was directly responsible for the development of machine weaving. Loop braiding and crook braiding are similar to modern knitting and crocheting in many aspects. The scope of braiding application has now diminished, but its technical and cultural significance remains.

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Wang, L.B. (2008), "A Study on Traditional Techniques of Hand Braiding in China", Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, Vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 66-71. https://doi.org/10.1108/RJTA-12-02-2008-B008

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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