"I understand now. Rigid metal heddles. So the one Roy found is an attempt to improve the versatility of the heddle harness by using tension and by the ability to increase or decrease the number of heddles used in a project? "
"I tend to agree with you now that I look closer. The regular loom is made of the yarn or the string that is part of what the person is creating. This is metal which remains intact, so you could not remove the product. The fact that…"
"No. No one said it is not a loom but I am not convinced. The splines are flat metal strips; alternate ones lifting individually so that only half of them are in a fixed position. I cannot see how it could be used to weave.The imprints in the wood…"
"There is a lot more information you could add that would be useful to us. I see writing/stamps on the wood frame, for one. What is the general size of this item? Where did you find it? Are the "strings" made of…"