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What is "Kerseymere" - Definition & Explanation

Kerseymere a fine woolen fabric with a close nap made in fancy twill weaves.
A twilled fine woolen cloth with a peculiar texture derived from 1/3 of the warp being always above and 2/3 below each shoot of weft.

Some other terms

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