Pre Incaic weaving techniques are experimented with in Sheila Hicks' work. The wool yarn is hand spun and dyed in shades of blue, green, orange and earthen colors. The techniques include knotting, double weaving and wrapped warp. A simple lap loom is used for the smaller pieces.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.