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What is "Gauntlets" - Definition & Explanation

Dress gloves extending above the wrist.
These were worn at the wrist to protect the hunter from being snapped by the bowstring.
The white glove-like markings on the legs of some cats. (eg. Birman) Also called "Socks" and "Gloves".
Dress gloves that came just above the wrist. White was the most popular, but also came in many colors. Ladies in the 1950’s wouldn’t leave home with out them.

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A closure or fastener used to secure bras, corsets, some shape wear and other garments. The fastener includes a small hook secured to one side of the garment that grasps a small loop (the eye)...
This is an important aspect of a fabric, the ability to take in moisture content which also effects other characteristics as stain removal, shrinkage, skin comfort, static build up, and water...
Resistant to a specified agency either by reason of the physical structure or the chemical non-reactivity of the textile, or arising from a treatment designed to impart the desired...

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