mardi, novembre 07, 2006

S I L K. Ayampatta. Tamil Nadu

A silk weaver in preparing his warp in his house in the small village of Ayampatta.
You can see the "Jacquard" cards in the foreground . J.M Jacquard believed that the weaving of complex patterns could be automated. He conceived a system that relied on stiff, pasteboard cards with various patterns of punched hole...
Exposure:1/15 Aperture:f/4 Focal Length:19 mm ISO Speed:1600

1 commentaire:

Cuckoo a dit…

See my this post for silk weaving. They also used similar pasteboards with holes.