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What is "Chite" - Definition & Explanation

Painted linens that originated in Chitta (India) in the 17th century.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Head coverings during the 16th century ranged from the simple to the complex. The simplest, which was worn throughout the 16th century and well into the 17th, was the "coif". The coif is, quite...
A dyeing machine in which fabric, in open width, is transferred repeatedly from one roller to another and passes each time through a dyebath of relatively small volume. NOTE: Jigs are also...

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