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A Rather Peculiar Looking Jacquard Loom

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 14:00:07 +0000
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Object of the Day
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commemorative
Jacquard
novelty
souvenir
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<img width="267" height="1024" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a bookmark woven to show commemorative pictures, inscriptions. Top to bottom: a coat of arms of York; large building topped with flags, inscription &quot;Yorkshire Fine Arts and Industrial Exhibition opened July 1866 Rt. Hon. James Meek Lord Mayor of York, President&quot;, garlanded portrait of a man, Roman ruins, and the inscription: &quot;MULTANGULAR TOWER Each ivi&#039;d arch and pillar lone, plead haughtily for glories gone.&quot; At bottom, heart-shaped motif with floral accents in red and blue. Colors: black, grey, orange, purple, green, on white ground. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b.jpg 267w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b-78x300.jpg 78w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b-61x235.jpg 61w" sizes="(max-width: 267px) 100vw, 267px" data-attachment-id="31053" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/08/25/a-rather-peculiar-looking-jacquard-loom/259385_89c96246aace7880_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b.jpg" data-orig-size="267,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="259385_89c96246aace7880_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b-78x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/259385_89c96246aace7880_b.jpg" />This silk bookmark was made by the workshop of Thomas Stevens to commemorate the 1866 Yorkshire Fine Arts and Industrial Exposition. From the top down, the bookmark shows the coat of arms of the city of York, an image of the pavilion built for the exposition, a portrait of the Mayor of York, James Meek,...
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