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What is "Ormolu" - Definition & Explanation

Term used to describe decorative objects and furniture mounts of cast and gilt bronze or brass.

Some other terms

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Removal of loose threads, knots, slubs, burs, and other extraneous materials from fabrics by means of a burling iron, a type of tweezer. The trick is to remove the impurity without damaging the...
Formation of a non-woven fabric by suspending fibers in water to disperse them evenly. The suspension is poured onto a moving screen allowing the water to pass through and leaving a fiber web, which...
A process in which a fabric is printed with an adhesive, followed by the application of finely chopped fibres over the whole surface of the fabric by means of dusting-on, an air blast, or...
The Uniguard barrier, a woven glass fabric, specially coated to insure durability, is installed between the upholstery and foam cushions in chairs or other furniture to minimize fire spreading to...
A yarn with two different staple or filament components: A plied yarn constructed of two different singles yarns. A core-spun or other wrapped yarn. A filament yarn combining two types of...

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