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What is "Bullion" - Definition & Explanation

In metals, precious metals in bars or ingots.
In upholstery and textile arts, it's come to mean fringe with long strands, often in gold or silver colors. It is further generalized to indicate a rope trim, such as in Natural Cotton Bullion Fringe
An embroidery stitch where the decorative thread is wrapped around the needle several times before being anchored. Also known as French knot in some areas.
Fringe Bullion Fringe is made of plain or crepe cords, rather than yarns. The heading can be plain or decorative.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

This is the wool that is taken from sheep before they reach the age of 7 months. It is soft, slippery, resilient and smooth and has superior spinning properties. It is used in fine grade woolen...
A batchwise dyeing process used for dyeing pile fabrics or those with very high elastane content. Fabrics are rolled onto perforated beams like giant toilet rolls and dye liquor is forced through....
A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...
A selvedge that varies in width. NOTE: Variations in weft tension or lack of control of the warp ends within the selvedge may result in such unevenness. Pulled-in selvedges are caused by pulling in...
Any twill weave which runs from the left. The twill or diagonal line on the face of the fabric will run from the upper left-hand corner to the lower right-hand corner of the fabric. Leight Weight-...

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