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What is "Bale" - Definition & Explanation

A package of compressed raw cotton, weighing, for American cotton, about 500 lbs.; for Egyptian, 700 lbs.; Brazilian, 250 lbs.; and East Indian, 400 lbs.

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A heavily felted, tightly woven fabric with a sheared nap giving it a smooth surface. It is almost always of wool or a wool blend. Used mainly for coats but lighter weights may be used for other...
A very fine, all-silk tulle which originated in France. It has a cobweb appearance. Hexagonal open mesh. Made in 52 inch and 72 inch widths. Used in veils, particularly for weddings, trimmings....
One of the softest fabrics made. Named from the American-Indian term “shale” meaning soft. Usually plain weave fabrics printed with delicate floral patterns, in Persian or cravat effects. ...
Originally A Silk Fabric Made In Damascus, Only One Colour, With Patterns Of Flowers, Branches And Animals In Satin Finish Contrasting With The Slightly Textured Taffeta Background. Multi-coloured...
Two basic methods of weaving upholstered fabrics. Each needs different equipment. a. Flat Weave Tweeds. Matelasse and Tapestries b. Pile Weave Velvets Yarns: In order to weave a fabric, the fiber or...

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