adjective (of fabric) woven by hand or on an unpowered loom.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • handwoven — adj. same as {hand loomed; as, a handwoven tablecloth}. Syn: hand loomed. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handwoven — hand•wo•ven [[t]ˈhændˈwoʊ vən[/t]] adj. tex woven by hand or on a hand operated loom: a handwoven sweater; a handwoven tapestry[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • handwoven — adjective Date: 1880 1. produced on a hand operated loom 2. woven by hand < handwoven baskets > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • handwoven — adjective made on a handloom (Freq. 1) handwoven tablecloth • Syn: ↑hand loomed • Similar to: ↑handmade, ↑hand crafted …   Useful english dictionary

  • handwoven — /hand woh veuhn/, adj. made on a handloom; handloomed. [1875 80; HAND + WOVEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • handwoven — adjective Woven by hand, or with a hand operated loom …   Wiktionary

  • handwoven — adj. woven by hand, made on a hand operated loom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handwoven — /hændˈwoʊvən/ (say hand wohvuhn) adjective woven by hand …   Australian English dictionary

  • hand-loomed handwoven — hand crafted hand crafted adj. made by hand or by a hand process. Contrasted to {machine made}. [Narrower terms: {camp made ; {hand loomed, handwoven ; {handsewn, handstitched ; {overhand, oversewn )}] Syn: handmade. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alpujarra rug —  handwoven floor covering with pile in loops, made in Spain from the 15th to the 19th century in the Alpujarras district south of Granada. The construction of these rugs makes them more suitable for spreads than for floor use.       The… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.