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What is "Chinoiserie" - Definition & Explanation

A old Chinese decorative style still used in textiles.
Fabric designs which are derived from or which are imitations of Chinese motifs.
Painted or lacquered Chinese designs.

Some other terms

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A length of yarn on the surface of a woven fabric between two consecutive intersections of the yarn with the yarns woven at right angles to it. NOTE: A float is designated by the number of threads...
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An individual or organization which buys grey fabrics and sells them as a finished product to cutters, wholesalers, retailers, and others. The converter arranges for the finishing of the fabric,...
It is a fabric woven as 5 end satin weave using worsted warp and woolen weft. The fabric is given after treatments such as milling and raising, so as to impart a soft feel and handle. It finds use as...
A synthetic fiber polymer made from polyvinyl chloride. In some countries other than the United States, vinyon fibers are referred to as polyvinyl chloride fibers and is similar in nature to vinyl....

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