TRADITIONAL WEAVERS IN EL SALVADOR —- 8 days to create a 55 yard length of fabric.
Not many centuries. This is a European style vertical loom with a flying shuttle. You will see the shuttle, race and one end box at the beginning of the first video. That design was invented in England in 1733 and it can be argued that the changes it brought started the industrial revolution.Much of this is as would be done for centuries.