stevensgraph

Stevengraph

[stee-vuhn-graf, -grahf]
noun
a small picture woven in colored silk thread: introduced in 1879 and mass-produced on a Jacquard-type loom.
Also, Stevensgraph [stee-vuhnz-graf, -grahf] .


Origin:
after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English silk-weaver, who developed a mechanical technique to produce the pictures; see -graph

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Stevengraph or Stevensgraph (ˈstiːvənˌɡrɑːf)
 
n
a picture, usually small, woven in silk
 
[named after Thomas Stevens (1828--88), English weaver]
 
Stevensgraph or Stevensgraph
 
n
 
[named after Thomas Stevens (1828--88), English weaver]

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