Tapestry weaving, shown from the face of the tapestry and from the side The weavers work from the reverse. In this image the cartoon, usually placed behind the loom, is missing. At top, tools used by the weaver: a comb to pack the wefts, a bobbin to hold the weft yarns, a lamp. Source: La Haute Lisse. From Noël-Antoine Pluché, Spectacle de la nature Vol. 6 (Paris, 1762), plate 29.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Two views of the high-warp (vertical) tapestry loom. Tapestry weaving, shown from the face of the tapestry and from the side The weavers work from the reverse. In this image the cartoon, usually placed behind the loom, is missing. At top, tools used by the weaver: a comb to pack the wefts, a bobbin to hold the weft yarns, a lamp. Source: La Haute Lisse. From Noël-Antoine Pluché, Spectacle de la nature Vol. 6 (Paris, 1762), plate 29.