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What is "Kalgha" - Definition & Explanation

A popular motif in Indian textile design, broadly cypress-shaped and curving to one sides at the top; crest.

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In woven fabric, one series of ribs, cords, or raised portions. In corduroy fabric, wales per inch are counted to distinguish broad- from fine-textured cloth. The higher the wale number, the finer...
Broad term for wide-width woolen over coating fabric with soft hand and well napped finish. Also refers to a fabric, used in sampling, that shows a series of filling patters or colors, all on the...
The tendency of a yarn to become fuller-looking when wetted and dried under certain conditions. In practice, the overall yarn diameter increases slightly-resulting in a "halo effect" or softer...
Color is applied to the fabric by spraying dye on the surface with a compressed air gun. Multiple colors maybe applied by using a different stencil for each color. Ombre or tie dye effects may be...
A yarn that has been so processed as to introduce durable crimps (q.v.), coils, loops or other fine distortions along the length of the fibres or filaments. NOTE: a) The main texturing processes...

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