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What is "Ecru" - Definition & Explanation

Descriptive Of Fibers, Yarns, Or Fabrics That Have Not Been Subjected To Processes Affecting Their Natural Color.
Cream or light yellow color or a neutral tan from natural, unbleached cotton, wool, or silk.
Silk thrown or woven while still in its natural gum-coated state.
Ecru describes the shade grayish-pale yellow or a light grayish-yellowish brown.
The colour of fibres, yarns, or fabrics that have not been subjected to processes affecting their natural colour.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A color match between physically different stimuli, ie a match between stimuli with different reflectances or spectral power distributions. Such stimuli that match (for an observer and a viewing...
Fabric that has been processed by dyeing, printing, applying of special resins and finishes, and is ready for market. Finishing: The process of dyeing, printing, etc.. of greige goods....
Comes from the Anglo-Saxon 'owef'. It is another name for the warp or warp yarn. Sometimes in advertising textiles, the word has been used to imply filling yarn, and made to interchange with the...
The removal of dye from a fabric by rubbing. Crocking can be caused by insufficient dye penetration or fixation, the use of improper dyes or dyeing methods, or insufficient washing and treatment...
A type of yarn texturizing in which a crimped yarn is made by knitting the yarn into a fabric, and then heat-setting the fabric. The yarn is then unraveled from the fabric and used in this...

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