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Jacquard weaving treatises
Call Number: GEN MSS 1092
Abstract: Manuscript treatises and notes on weaving with Jacquard looms, containing instructions, illustrations of looms, cloth swatches, thread samples, and punch card patterns. Eighteen treatises in French were created by students for coursework at the École de tissage de Lyon, France, 1855-1947, some including printed descriptions of Jacquard and Verdol looms, technical drawings of looms, other printed material relating to weaving in Lyon, and diagrams of punch cards. Notes in German, 1829-1832,...
Dates: 1771-1947, bulk 1855-1947