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What is "Lis'er'e" - Definition & Explanation

The design is created by coloured warp threads brought up on the face of the fabric, leaving loose yarns on the back woven vertically, which gives it a vertical stripe effect. Lis'er'es are Victorian in appearance and have embroidered style patterns.

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