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What is "Glazed" - Definition & Explanation

A finish resulting in a smooth, glossy surface on the fabric. Usually the fabric is first treated with resin, wax, starch or other substances then calendered.
Cotton fabrics such as chintz or tarlatan treated with starch, glue. paraffin, or shellac and run through a hot friction roller to give a high polish. These types are not durable in washing. Newer, more durable methods use synthetic resins that withstand laundering.
A cotton cord that has been run through a gum and pigment polish to give it a gloss

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