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  • Félix Tonnar Barrau loom

    Félix Tonnar Barrau loom

    Inventory number: 6879
    Date: 1921
    Geographical location: Dülken (Germany)
    Dimensions: 202 x 270 x 271 cm

    Mechanical loom of the Barrau type to produce velvet with double fabric. It was built by Jaume Llorens i Prats in 1921.

    The Barrau loom revolutionised the production of silk velvet. In Catalonia this loom is famous for its adaptation for weaving cotton velvet.