Due to the soil conditions in the North East, we rarely find fragments of twined textiles. Most of the cordage fragments found in northern Vermont, where found near cooper (Peterson, James B., 1996:56). A pottery shards impressed with the design of twined textile was found along the Winooski River (Power, and Petersen).
Archaic Style Dress (above). This dress is a work in progress. It is being twined using the same techniques as found at the Boucher site in Northern Vermont. More pictures will be added as it gets closer to completion.
Twined Textile Sample (right) made for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, Vt.
Archaic Style Sandals Prototype (left) made for the Wobanakik Heritage Center. These sandals have been featured in "Always In Fashion: 11,000 Years of Abenaki Attire," at the Vermont Indigenous Celebration 2009 and again at the 2010 Winter Celebration, both at the Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center.
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