hand·​wo·​ven | \ ˈhand-ˈwō-vən How to pronounce handwoven (audio) \

Definition of handwoven

1 : produced on a hand-operated loom
2 : woven by hand handwoven baskets

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Check out the four new handwoven rug designs below. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Parachute Has Just Launched Swoon-Worthy Handwoven Rugs," 7 Mar. 2019 The New York firm, helmed by Tara Chapas, produces intricate, handwoven fabrics for decorators, and custom jobs are the rule, not the exception. Laura Regensdorf, ELLE Decor, "A Decorators' Favorite for Fabrics," 31 May 2011 Founded in 1966 in Vinceza, Italy, Bottega Veneta is famous for its handwoven leather bags. Lindsay Peoples, The Cut, "Bottega Veneta Will Soon Have a New Designer," 13 June 2018 Another project has involved Khadi, a traditional handwoven fabric that people in India have made and worn for centuries. Max Kutner, Smithsonian, "America’s Top Designers are Both Embracing and Breaking with Tradition," 14 May 2018 There are 12 tree-house-like palapas with thatched walls, king-sized beds, and lots of local décor touches—think handwoven bedspreads and cactus in macrame plant hangers, and private terraces made for sipping mezcal at sunset. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best New Hotels in the World," 1 May 2018 For Earth Day, Hanson will release a limited-edition Global Travel Kit ($120), a handwoven travel bag dyed with natural indigo made by Thailand’s Karen hill tribes and filled with her skin-care products. Kathryn Romeyn, latimes.com, "Lina Hanson builds a beauty brand by discovering new ingredients one country and story at a time," 20 Apr. 2018 Reliquary This Hayes Valley spot is known for Japanese-indigo jackets, handwoven leather bags, and small-batch scents from D.S. & Durga. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in San Francisco: The Black Book," 5 June 2017 The inhabitants, known as Taquileños, speak Puno Quechua and are known for their fine handwoven textiles and clothing. Marco Ruiz, miamiherald, "On this luxury sleeper train, you’ll get a unique ride and amazing views," 17 May 2017

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First Known Use of handwoven

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of handwoven was in 1880

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English Language Learners Definition of handwoven

: woven by hand : woven using a machine (called a loom) that is not powered by electricity

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