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What is "Ratiné" - Definition & Explanation

A cloth with a rough surface, which has been achieved by finishing and/or the use of fancy yarns.
A rough bulky fabric usually woven loosely in plain weave from ratiné yarns, namely nubbly ply yarns of various fibers made by twisting under tension a thick and thin yarn.

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A plain weave fabric with even or close to even thread counts in warp and weft. Often of cotton. Carded yarn versions are used for inexpensive apparel, furniture covers and as a base for laminates....
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The Jacquard loom was the first machine to use punch cards. It uses punched cards to control the pattern being woven. It is a form of dobby loom, where individual harnesses can be raised and lowered...
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These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...

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