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English centre of carpet production. In 1755 Thomas Whitty (d 1792), a weaver from Axminster (Devon), built a large vertical loom, taught his daughters to tie the symmetrical or Ghiordes ...

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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