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What is "Himalaya" - Definition & Explanation

Plain weave with irregular slubs in filling similar to that ofshantung. Generally made of cotton.

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A typical uncut pile weave fabric. This fabric is formed by using two sets of warp yarns. One set of warp is under very little tension; when the filling yarns are packed into place, these loose yarns...

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