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What is "Achkan" - Definition & Explanation

A men's long-sleeved coat-like garment, worn close to the body, reaching down to the knees or even lower, and buttoned in front-middle.

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A woven is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless...
The longitudinal edges of a fabric that are formed during weaving with the weft not only turning at the edges but also passing continuously across the width of the fabric from edge. NOTE: Selvedges...
A length of yarn on the surface of a woven fabric between two consecutive intersections of the yarn with the yarns woven at right angles to it. NOTE: A float is designated by the number of threads...
Felt is a cloth made without weaving (a non-woven) which is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers. Loden is a type of felt originally worn in the Alpine regions, which has recently...
A process of opening and cleaning textile fibers-usually cotton which separates fibers from each other, lays them parallel, forms them into a thin web, and then condenses them into a single...

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