[stee-vuh n-graf, -grahf]
- a small picture woven in colored silk thread: introduced in 1879 and mass-produced on a Jacquard-type loom.
Also Ste·vens·graph [stee-vuh nz-graf, -grahf] /ˈsti vənzˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/.
Origin of Stevengraph
after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English silk-weaver, who developed a mechanical technique to produce the pictures; see -graph
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- a picture, usually small, woven in silk
Word Origin for Stevengraph
named after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English weaver