Le Jacquard Français
THE ART OF WEAVING
From spooling the fiber to final construction, weaving and finishing, this eight-step expertise requires precise technique and an infinite sense of detail to produce the most beautiful creations.
For over 130 years, Jacquard Francais have been committed to the artful preservation of the technique of jacquard weaving in France. Invented in the 19th century by Joseph-Marie Jacquard, it automates the weaving of a damask fabric. "Damask" is a fabric whose designs are visible on both the front and the back.
Today, thanks to Jacquard Francais has 54 Jacquard looms, the House produces a very large number of original patterns, with remarkable precision and finesse.
In 2010, Le Jacquard Français was awarded the EPV (Living Heritage Enterprise) certification for its excellence in craftsmanship and industry.
Jacquard Francais Masters of Linen certified cotton and linen threads are made with the longest fibers, which are rarer and of better quality, allowing for more intense colors. These fine, combed threads gives Jacquard Francais patterns an incomparable shine and precision.
More than 40 colors are developed every year. Each thread color is tested against light and UV rays to meet Jacquard Francais quality standards. The colors and designs of the fabrics remain bright year after year.