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[hand-woh-vuh n] /ˈhændˈwoʊ vən/
made on a handloom; handloomed.
Origin of handwoven
1875-80; hand + woven Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Ikat is an ancient dyeing technique in which the warp threads of a handwoven fabric are tied and dyed before the piece is woven.
  • Authentic handwoven rugs feel smooth and heavy, lie flat without puckering, and are expensive.
  • It is still striking, with hints of age mixed in with the delicate handwoven threads of red, blue and green.
  • The store also carries handwoven and embroidered goods.
  • Other handwoven and handloom fabrics of the cottage industry iv.
  • Articles and garments made by hand from handwoven and handloomed fabrics.

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