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What is "Rope Mark (running mark)" - Definition & Explanation

A long crease mark (q.v.) in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction.
NOTE:
The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result of:
a) for formation of creases along which abrasion or felting may occur; or
b) imperfect penetration or circulation of the processing liquors.

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