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What is "Splay" - Definition & Explanation

The angle of chair parts (usually legs or spindles) to either side of a chair, as seen from a front or rear view. Often specified in degrees more or less than perpendicular.

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A method orginated in Java of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax. and the fabric is then dyed, producing a white design on a dyed ground. The waxed...
A medium to heavy twill fabric with a contrast in color between the twill line and the ground. Usually has a mottled or flecked appearance caused by using a warp yarn with 2 or more colors twisted...
Usually caused by finishing. Woven filling yarns lien in an arc across fabric width: in knits the course lines lie in an arc across width of goods. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as...
Very soft and very light fabric with a silky hand. The fiber is obtained from the Alpaca goat. Alpaca resembles mohair and is often imitated in cheaper versions using wool and rayon blends. It is...
Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...

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