Jacquard loom

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On Saturday, August 15, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the S. W. Lowry Weaver Shop and Jacqurd Loom Interpretive Centre at Lang Pioneer Village Museum.

 

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The ceremonial “stomp” by assistant warden of Peterborough County and member of the Lang board

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of the Jacquard team – Audrey Caryi, Faye Jacobs, Wendy Cooper, Lois Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lois Watson speaking on the life of Samuel Wallace Lowry

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Faye Jacobs explaining how the loom was rigged

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Punched pattern cards at top of loom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wendy Cooper explains how the Jacquard works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peterborough Guild members

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Visitors listening to explanations

 

 

 

 

 

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Judy Bryan and Delores Rutherford, great-granddaughters of Samuel Lowry’s sister, Mary

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