Joseph Marie Jacquard

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French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

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Jacquard weave A type of complex, patterned weave done on a loom invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard. Some parts are plain weave and some are satin, creating an intricate design.
The mechanical age began to catch up with--the art of rug weaving around 1800, when a Frenchman named Joseph Marie Jacquard perfected a device that used perforated cards to direct the formation of patterns in woven material.