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What is "Madras plaid" - Definition & Explanation

Bright multicolored plaids characteristic of Indian Madras.

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The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...
A toothed, comb-like part of a LOOM. Its function is to hold the strands of longitudinal yarn (WARP) in alignment between its teeth and also to push each transverse thread (PICK) tight against the...
It is a finished cloth produced by passing the fabric between heated rollers under pressure. This results in a fabric having a smooth, glossy surface and is normally applied to cotton and linen...
A unicellular, natural staple fiber hitch is the seed hair of plants of the genus Gossypium. It is almost pure cellulose and a distinguishing characteristic is its irregular spiral configuration. The...
Heavy metal free refers to dyes that do not require the use of heavy metals to achieve the fixation of colors. Toxic heavy metals, such as chrome, copper and zinc, which are all known carcinogens,...

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