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What is "Cluny lace" - Definition & Explanation

A heavy bobbin lace using thick yarns usually of cotton or linen. Most often done in geometric patterns. Used for curtains doilies and trim for apparel.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Combining of two or more types of staple fibers in one yarn to achieve color mixtures such as heather, unusual dyeing variations, or better performance characteristics. Blends of natural and man-made...
A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece...
Turns inserted in opposite directions and in equal numbers in adjacent elements of yarn, silver (q.v.) or similar aggregations of fibres or filaments, and that are characterised by their temporary...
A short length of warp or weft yarn that has twisted on itself owing to lively twist (see twist liveliness) or insufficient tension. NOTE: The snarling may occur during or prior to the weaving...
Brought to Damscus by Marco Polo in 13th Century. A jacquard woven fabric with floral or geometric patterns created with different weave effects. Can be woven self-tone: one color warp: different...

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