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What is "Hessian" - Definition & Explanation

A plain simple cloth made from jute. Used for carpet backing and bags (packaging).
A plain woven cloth of flat yarns, usually jute, and made in 7 to 12 oz weights.

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Rich Jacquard-woven fabric with all-over interwoven design of raised figures of flowers. Name derived from French meaning to “ornament.” Often gives an embossed appearance by contrasting surfaces,...
The ability of a fabric to withstand permanent discoloration by the action of liquids. This property depends partly upon the chemical nature of the fibre but may be improved by proprietary...
A lightweight, plain weave fabric traditionally of wool or wool blends with a napped, fleecy surface. So named because the texture resembles the breast of an albatross. Usually light in color- used...

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