A manuscript book of Jacquard loom patterns and…

A manuscript book of Jacquard loom patterns and samples. Richaud. [Jacquard Loom]. Richaud.


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Good, Covers soiled, contents very good. Quarter vellum over mottled boards. Folio, 41.5×27.5 cm. French text. A unique book of patterns and descriptions created by an early user of the revolutionary Jaquard loom. Included is a portrait of Joseph Marie Jacquard designed by Romier Balançard after a painting and engraving by Jean-Claude Bonnefond produced by Passelat France, St. Etienne woven in silk on a Jacquard loom. Jacquard is considered to be the father of binary code computing. Contains 31 fabric swatches. Heavy book, may require extra shipping. weight: 3.4 lb. Richaud. 1821. 50 leaves. Illustrated with hand-drawn Jacquard loom patterns and fabric samples.

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Weight 3.4 lbs

Richaud. [Jacquard Loom]



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