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What is "Barathea" - Definition & Explanation

Barathea is an indistinct twill or broken rib - usually a twilled hopsack weave - with a fine textured, slightly pebbled surface. Often of silk or silk blended with wool, used for neckties, women's fine suits and coats, men's and women's evening wear.
An indistinct twill or broken rib- usually a twilled hopsack weave- with a fine textured, slightly pebbled surface. Often of silk or silk blended with wool, Used for neckties, women's fine suits and coats men's and women's evening wear.
A broken ribbed weave from silk, rayon or acetate. The fabric has granular texture achieved by the short broken ribs in the filling direction. It is a rich soft-looking, fine fabric.
A rib weave usually done in a minute brick fashion giving a pebbly appearance.
A fabric of pebbled appearance, usually of twilled hopsack weave or broken-rib weave and used for a variety of clothing purposes.
A silk, rayon, or manufactured fiber necktie fabric with a broken rib weave and a characteristic pebbly appearance.
A fine, dress fabric with a silk warp and worsted filling, woven in a broken filling rib which completely covers the warp.
A smooth-faced worsted uniform cloth with an indistinct twilled basket weave of fine two-ply yarns.
A broken rib weave with an interesting pebbly surface currently enjoying a revival as a quality slack fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction, resembling the vertebral structure of the herring (zigzag). The twill changes direction...
A yarn composed of two or more single yarns twisted together. Many two-ply yarns are used in carpet. In cut-pile carpet, eg, saxony, plied yarns must be heat-set to prevent untwisting under traffic....
Resistant to a specified agency either by reason of the physical structure or the chemical non-reactivity of the textile, or arising from a treatment designed to impart the desired...
The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...
A fibre made from a synthetic linear polymer obtained by polymerising an unsaturated hydrocarbon (e.g. ethylene CH²-CH² or propylene CH² = CH-CH3) to give a linear saturated hydrocarbon. (See also...

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