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Yak herder spins wool while watching his herd. Nimaling Plateau. Ladakh. India.

Yak herder spins wool while watching his herd. Yak Herders of Ladakh India Picture Gallery by Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography. Arctic and Antarctic photography experts.

A young Layap woman from Laya spins sheep wool using a drop spindle called a Yoekpa, Punakha, Western Bhutan. The Layap are inhabitants of the northernmost region of Bhutan. Traditionally, their clothes are woven from yak hair and wool although the younger women often wear the kira, the Bhutanese national dress. They are a semi-nomadic tribe whose source of livelihood is dependent on yaks and sheep the products of which they barter with the people of Punakha for daily necessities. Given the…

Bhutan - Rural life - A Layap woman from Laya spins sheep wool using a drop spindle called a Yoekpa

[Girl sitting in front of loom, spinning fiber with a hand spindle, Sikkim]  Creator(s): Kandell, Alice S., photographer  Date Created/Published: [between 1965 and 1971]  Medium: 1 photographic print : gelatin silver.  Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-30929

[Girl sitting in front of loom, spinning fiber with a hand spindle, Sikkim] Creator(s): Kandell, Alice S., photographer Date Created/Published: [between 1965 and Medium: 1 photographic print : gelatin silver.

Spinning Yarn at the Bus Stop by Philip Bouchard

spinning yarn while waiting at the bus stop in Iza, Colombia by Philip Bouchard ~happy~

Tibetan man spinning wool on Tibetan road near Nagqu, north of Lhasa, Tibet, China

Tibetan man spinning wool on Tibetan road near Nagqu, north of Lhasa, Tibet…

Drop spinning performed by spinners in:  Com, Timor Leste (Top-Left), Isla Taquile, Peru (Top-Right)  Cuenca, Ecuador (Middle-Left); Chavin, Peru (Middle-Right)  Nyalam, Tibet (Bottom)

Drop spinning performed by spinners in: Com, Timor Leste (Top-Left), Isla…

A woman yak herder

A woman yak herder, wearing a red & turquoise head-dress, spins yak wool whilst watching the herd. By Brian & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Great wheel & distaff - Enseignement de la manière de huer et de corner à la chasse. Avant 1476

The 'walking wheel.' She turns the wheel while *he* does the walking. Also: using a shuttle to make netting. "Great wheel & distaff - Enseignement de la manière de huer et de corner à la chasse.

Postcard En Auvergne, Groupe de Fileuses, Spinnerinnen, Spinnrad, Trachten    postally used 1935

Postcard En Auvergne, Groupe de Fileuses, Spinnerinnen, Spinnrad, Trachten buy now for only - postally used excellent condition

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