hand·​wo·​ven ˈhand-ˈwō-vən How to pronounce handwoven (audio)
: produced on a hand-operated loom
: woven by hand
handwoven baskets

Examples of handwoven in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The guest rooms and suites are exactly what fans of the Edition brand will expect, with an earthy color palette and timeless furnishings, but also plenty of natural materials and handwoven textiles. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 5 Jan. 2024 The handwoven basket has pockets and hand ties to hold her gardening tools. Enjanae' Taylor, Southern Living, 7 Nov. 2023 As for Santa’s cabin, it’s been decked out in traditional Lapland decorations—including handwoven rugs—and other cheery holiday flourishes. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Dec. 2023 Pawleys Island is known for its low-key flip-flop attitude and handwoven hammocks (from the Original Hammock Shop) as much as its surfing prowess and quiet beaches. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 27 Nov. 2023 Made of handwoven seagrass and wicker, the Pottery Barn Savannah Handwoven Seagrass Lidded Underbed Basket is undeniably one of the more beautiful under-bed storage options on this list. Kathleen Felton, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Nov. 2023 On the wall of the shed hung a handwoven Indian cloth bearing the seal of Babur. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 7 Nov. 2023 Thoughts of Provence evoke images of winding roads bordered by a sea of olive trees, grapevines, and lavender; of iron gates, unpaved lanes, and enormous stone homes filled with handwoven carpets, Louis XV furniture, and an infinite supply of pale-pink rosé. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 21 Oct. 2023 Rugs from certain regions, such as Persian or handwoven Oriental rugs, have a long history of craftsmanship. Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 11 Sep. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'handwoven.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of handwoven was in 1880

Dictionary Entries Near handwoven

Cite this Entry

“Handwoven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handwoven. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!