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What is "Gimp" - Definition & Explanation

A narrow band of decorative material used to conceal fasteners, cover edges, or provide a decorative accent.
Gimps are flat, narrow, woven textiles made in many styles. One or both edges of a gimp can be plain or cut or have scalloped loops.

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