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What is "Fringe" - Definition & Explanation

An example of trim or embellishment that is used on draperies, upholstery and other soft home decorating goods.
a) An edging or border of loose threads, tassels or loops.

NOTE:

The edging or border may be produced by the constituent threads or by threads added to a fabric after weaving or knitting.

b) A trimming (narrow fabric) that has, on one or both edges, cut or looped weft threads that form a decorative edge, and that are sometimes bunched or knotted together to increase the decorative effect.

NOTE:

1. Tassels, balls or other adornments may be added.

2. The part of the fringe comprising both warp and weft is known as the heading.

3. The part of the fringe containing only weft is known as the skirt.

A decorative trim sewn onto the edges and hems of curtain panels and rugs. Also often used to decorate pillows and lampshades.

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