Close-up of Jacquard loom cards

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Date
1980 ca.
Keywords
Automated control; Textiles; Storage Technology
Object ID
102689079

Each row on a card corresponds to one row of the textile design, and each hole controls whether a horizontal thread goes above or below the vertical threads. The Jacquard cards are strung together with narrow ribbons, so they are more like computer paper tape than separate punched cards.