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What is "Canton Crepe" - Definition & Explanation

Generally silk or rayon fabric of crepe weave with heavyfilling and finer warpproviding a pebbly surface. Heavierthan crepe decline. Durable, drapeswell. Used chieflyfor dresses.
A soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A woven construction in which patterns are built in at spaced intervals through the use of extra warp and/or extra fill yarns are placed in selected areas. These yarns are woven into the fabric by...
A continuous bundle of loosely assembled untwisted fibers. These are fibers that are drawn from the card by the drawing frames, and are eventually twisted into a yarn during the sliver knitting...
The act of exposing bobbing of filling yarn to steam or to a spray of conditioning solution in order to set the twist, to remove kinks from the yarn, and to prevent its kinking in subsequent...
Basic internal structure or skeleton of an upholstered piece. Kiln-dried hardwood is best for durability in wooden frames, but often engineered wood products are used. Metals are also used in marine...
Ornamental embroidered effect in which extra filling yarn is shot through cloth at regular intervals during weaving. The extra fillings are floated between designs and later cut or clipped for...

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