Weaving shed fitted with Jacquard power looms, c1880. Artist: Unknown
Weaving shed fitted with Jacquard power looms, c1880. French silk-weaver and inventor Joseph Marie Jacquard invented a loom which used a punched card system to weave complicated patterns in textiles. Swags of punched cards carrying the pattern being woven are at right and above each loom. Illustration published in Paris, c1880.
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Wall- hanging embroidered with Tortoise and Fish from Noin Ula, c1st century BC. Artist: Unknown
Wall- hanging embroidered with Tortoise and Fish from Noin Ula, c1st century BC. Kuraan VI, Northern Mongolia. At Hermitage, Leningrad.
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'The Manner of Feeding Silkworms', 1753. Artist: Benjamin Cole
'The Manner of Feeding Silkworms', 1753. A silkworm farm, showing the interior of the rearing house or Magnangerie and the collection of mulberry leaves on which the caterpillars (worms) were fed. From The Universal Magazine. (London, 1753).
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