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What is "Alnage" - Definition & Explanation

Alnage is the official supervision of the shape and quality of manufactured woolen cloth.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The capacity of cellulosics to resist creasing. These fabrics can be impregnated with a monomer or precondensate which is polmerised to a thermo-set resin. This process confers increased recovery on...
A mechanical treatment that uses beetlers or fallers to give fabric surfaces a flattened appearance. The spaces between warp and filling are covered up and tend to produce a high gloss to the...
A garment fashioned to wear under blouses, suits and etc., that covers from bust to waist. Usually sleeveless, camisoles (or "camis") traditionally offer little if any breast support, though some...
An unintentional fold in a fabric that may be introduced at some stage in processing and that is not readily removed by those means normally available to a garment maker, e.g. steam pressing. (See...
Trouser-like Garment, Worn On The Lower Part Of The Body Alike By Men And Women. Literally, 'leg-clothing'. The Pyjama Was Worn In Many Cuts And Shapes, Much Variation Being Seen In Respect Of Girth,...

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