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What is "Animal skin" - Definition & Explanation

refers to a design which suggests the skin of an animal. Leopard, tiger, zebra and giraffe are popular motifs.

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Refers to the process of washing with a cellulase enzyme -one which attacks the cellulose in the fabric- giving it a used, worn appearance and a desirable soft hand. The effect is similar to stone...
From the French for "cat's eye." The luster of a piece of wood with a finish on it. Also known as luster or depth, chatoyance displays itself by the figure changing with different viewing angles and...
A yarn spinning method in which roving ( a thin strand of fiber with very little twist) is fed to a 'traveler' with rotates around the edge of a ring. Inside the ring is a faster rotating bobbin. The...
Two or more yarns (at least one of which is folded) (see yarn, doubled) that have been twisted together in one or more operations. NOTE: a) Combinations of folded yarns and single yarns may be...
Similar to shantung, this textured fabric is recognized by irregular-sized, thick fibers woven into the base fabric. Fibers that create the texture, are thicker and heavier than those used in...

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