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A method of printing resulting in short fibers, rather than color, being applied in a design to the surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted onto it, or...
A design originating in Asia, traditionally in a teardrop shape with a curving point containing and surrounded by many small abstract and geometric...
A hat is an item of clothing which is worn on the head a kind of headgear. Hats often have a brim, and may be either placed on the head, or in the case of some women's hats, secured with hat-pins...
Dyestuffs usually applied to cotton from sodium sulphide solution. Associated with a limited colour range (drab and dark...
A typical uncut pile weave fabric. This fabric is formed by using two sets of warp yarns. One set of warp yarns is under very little tension; when the filling yarns are packed into place, these loose...

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