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development of the jacquard loom

development of the jacquard loom

The jacquard loom developed out of the draw-loom, a type of shaft loom. By the 2nd century BC the Chinese were using the draw-loom to weave elaborate brocades. Technology travels and in the 17th century French draw-loom weavers in Lyon were able to weave an inch of elaborate silk brocade in a day.

8 end satin, 3 end warp

8 end satin, 3 end warp

The versatility of warps is amazing, this was intended for a turned taquete, in greys, is doing high contrast black and white 2 weft satin…

turning to turned taquete

turning to turned taquete

tried taquete is a favourite weave, clear colour contrast s possible with a light and dark warp, and woven with just one shuttle.

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