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What is "Backed Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Single textile material with addition of an extra warp of filling added for weight and warmth. The extra warp or filling ma is of wool, worsted, cotton, or other yarns. This type of construction is found in French backs, vestings, worsteds, dress goods, suitings, and skirtings. Satin weave construction as well as twill weaves, are commonly used in the designing of the cloth.
Fabrics with extra warp or filling, usually of cotton or wool, added for weightand warmth. Twill or satin weave frequently used in the design. Used forvests, suiting, shirts, dress goods.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...
lightweight fabric, made of cotton or manufactured fiber, having crinkled stripes made by weaving some of the warp threads slack and others tight. Woven seersucker is more expensive than imitations...
A chemical reaction that changes cellulose linters (cotton) into cellulose acetate. This reaction improves the heat and rot resistance of the fiber yet does not adversely affect the other good...
A finishing process in which a substance - like rubber, resin or synthetic compounds - covers the fabric on one or both sides. Polyurethane is a common coating for outerwear. Coating typically aids...
A tassel is a ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads from which at one end protrudes a cord on which the tassel is hung, and which may have loose, dangling threads at the other...

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