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What is "Hairline" - Definition & Explanation

Hairline a fabric with a hairline design, namely a textile design consisting of lengthwise or crosswise lines usually one thread wide.
Very fine stripe often found in worsted and blended fabric in which fine lines, one thread wide, are produced by a single warp yarn covered by their own colored filling.

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