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Fiber from the flax...
a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top. b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.) c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is...
An apron dress is a sleeveless dress with a design that in some way is reminiscient of an apron. For instance, it may be held in place with waist bands, or have a bib front like an...
An example of trim or embellishment that is used on draperies, upholstery and other soft home decorating...
A finishing process for knit or woven fabrics in which brushes or other abrading devices are used on a loosely constructed fabric to permit the fibers in the yarns to be raised to create a nap on...

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