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Innovative Jacquard Textile Design Using Digital Technologies by J Zhou, F Ng

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The development of jacquard fabrics and textile design methods

Abstract:

This chapter introduces the history of jacquard, including a discussion of the features of jacquard textiles and the evolution of jacquard fabric design. Chinese brocade and Western tapestry, two representative traditional (pre-digitisation) design methods for figured colourful woven fabrics, are presented and analysed in depth, in order to illustrate the difference in design principles and methods between the design of traditional jacquard fabric and more contemporary digital jacquard fabric.

Key words

digital

jacquard

woven

fabric

layered-combination

Chinese brocade

tapestry

2.1 Introduction

This chapter introduces the development of jacquard technology and the ...

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