What is "Ratine" - Definition & Explanation
A plain weave, loosely constructed fabric with a rough, nubby texture resulting from the use of ratine yarn, a knotted, curly, plied yarn. Used for drapery, dresses and women's sportswear.
Originated in Italy but is a French word that means rough. This fiber has an uneven, pebbled surface. It comes in solid colors and prints and is usually made from silk, cotton or wool.
Some more terms: Bombe
Marked by convex or bulging lines, descriptive particularly of Rococo case furniture with outward-swelling front and...
Ability of a fiber to return to its original length after being stretched. A fiber with 100% recovery returns to its original...
Broken End (Woven Fabric)
A warp-way line where a warp yarn is absent for part or all of a piece and that is caused by a warp yarn break that has not been...
a) Crimpled Length
The extent of crimped fibre substantially freed from external restraint, and measured with respect to its general axis of orientation.
b) Fibre Extent
The distance in a given...
Refers to designs dominated by relatively simple, clearly defined geometric....
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