Low Warp loom for Beauvais Tapestry; "Basse Lisse"

Low Warp loom for Beauvais Tapestry; "Basse Lisse"

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Low Warp loom for Beauvais Tapestry; "Basse Lisse". From Beauvais, France. Horizontal loom, having a floral and fruit design traced on the cotton warp, showing a completed portion of the tapestry design woven by hand with 'spoulins' (shuttles or bobbins). The spoulins are numbered.1-.12
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Loom, Caswell
loom, tapestry
date made
before 1918
place made
France: Hauts-de-France, Beauvais
France
ID Number
TE.T03847.000
catalog number
T03847.000
accession number
62275
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles M. Ffoulke, 1918
subject
Textile Processing and Production
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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