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What is "Leno Weaving" - Definition & Explanation

A form of weaving in which warp threads are made to cross one another between weft insertions.

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Cotton, silk, wool, rayon, synthetics, and blends. The weave can be plain, twill, or rib, background often has a small design either jacquard or dobby made with warp floats on surface giving a...

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