Joseph Marie Jacquard French silk-weaver and inventor showing his loom to Lazare Carnot at Lyon . Punched cards on which pattern encoded are at right of loom Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
July 7, 1752: Jacquard's Loom Will Weave a Durable Web
), Britain, ca. Jacket bodice & skirt of jacquard-woven silk fastened with mother-of-pearl buttons & trimmed with dark blue silk satin decorated with honeycombing. Bodice lined with cotton & whalebone strips.
The Jacquard Loom and How it Revolutionized Tapestry Weaving.