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What is "Peau de Cynge" - Definition & Explanation

The name comes from a French phrase that means 'swam skin'. Crepe yarns are woven to create a silk textile with high luster and a slightly slubbed texture with good body.

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To align strands of FILLING YARN and push them up close together as they are woven. The REED accomplishes this by advancing and receding from the cloth after each passage of the SHUTTLE, driving each...
A dyed fabric is printed with a chemical paste that bleaches out or 'discharges' the color to allow white patterns on a dyed ground. By adding a dye to the paste that is not affected by the chemical...

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