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What is "Greige Goods" - Definition & Explanation

An unfinished fabric, just removed from a knitting machine or a loom, but have received no dry- or wet- finishing operations. Also called grey goods.
(pronounced 'gray') - An unfinished fabric, just removed from a knitting machine or a loom. Loom state of cloth that has not received dry and wet finishing.
An unfinished fabric, just removed from a knitting machine or a loom. Also called grey goods.
Fabric in the raw state, before dyeing or finishing processes.
Grey fabric- Raw fabric, before it is bleached and processed.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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