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Invention for Improvement in Looms for Weaving Piled Fabrics

Invention for Improvement in Looms for Weaving Piled Fabrics

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Description (Brief)
For Bigelow’s invention of a “Loom for Weaving Piled Fabrics,” he received one of his many patents, which included patents for his celebrated looms for weaving Brussels, or looped, carpets.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
loom
loom, bigelow, carpet
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
1851
patent date
1851-01-14
inventor
Bigelow, Erastus Brigham
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Clinton
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 35.5 cm x 35.5 cm x 31.5 cm; 13 31/32 in x 13 31/32 in x 12 13/32 in
ID Number
TE.T11411.014
accession number
89797
catalog number
T11411.014
patent number
7,898
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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