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Weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--20th century

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cours Théoriques de Tissage et de Broderie weaving manual

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0184

In this manuscript, entitled “Cours Théoriques de Tissage et de Broderie,” creator Léon Roux described the different methods of weaving and embroidering textiles as well as the patterns one could achieve by employing these techniques. The volume was created in 1902-1903.

Dates: 1902-1903

Cours de Tissage weaving manual

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0182

This manuscript volume is a student thesis or weaving manual prepared by J. Savey, apparently a student of Professeur F. Brocard, for a course at the École de la Salle Commerciale et Industrielle in Lyon, France, in 1914-1915. Savey’s manuscript reflects a mastering of the mechanical aspects of looms and weaving and includes 180 colorful fabric swatches illustrating patterns and finishes.

Dates: 1914-1915