Lervad Loom Types
This database gives you an overview of the different loom types sold by the Lervad company through the ages. The many looms were usually categorised by number e.g. "no. 1", "no 2." etc.
When clicking on a box it will unfold, presenting you with more information on the given loom type including an image of the original source material from the Lervad catalogues.
The earlier catalogue entries are only in Danish, however, as time goes by, more and more information is also shared in English.
A guide to the functionalities of the database
Downloading the data
It is possible to download the data by clicking the "Download CSV" text, located in the bottom right corner of the database table. CSV stands for comma-separated values and is the type of data you open in programs like Microsoft Excel. Download the CSV file and open it in Microsoft Excel, easy as that.
Viewing the table in full screen
The table can be viewed in full-screen mode by clicking on the "View larger version" in the bottom right-hand corner. The table will open in a new window unless you have a personal setup on your computer, where you have requested a specific, other functionality.
Sorting the data
You can sort the data by clicking on "Sort" in the top bar of the table. When you click on the "Sort" button you will be allowed to "pick a field to sort by", you will afterward be allowed to enter more parameters if you wish to do so. Pick a field from the dropdown and click on either "first-last" or "last-first". As mentioned a secondary sorting parameter can be entered.