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The Jacquard loom

The precursor of the computer

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The precursor of the computer

In 1805, Frenchman Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) invented a punch-card controlled weaving loom which could be used to make sophisticated patterns as often as was needed. Long before the digital age, he had developed a mechanism which worked according to the Yes/No or 0/1 principle. The inkle loom that we have on display weaves the DASA logo at 13 different speeds.



Weaving room

Time required

15 min


No limitation


Demonstrations are available upon request.