What is "Russian cord" - Definition & Explanation

It is a type of leno structure in which a coloured crossing crosses over a standard warp end of contrasting colour.

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A lightweight, wind resistant, and water resistant plain weave fabric. Large rib yarns stop tears without adding excess weight to active sportswear apparel and outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags...
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Lengths of fabric, several plies high, which have been spread on a cutting table ready for cutting. The fabric is subsequently cut in accordance with a cutting plan which is usually designed to...

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