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What is "Stop Mark" - Definition & Explanation

When the loom is stopped, the yarn elongates under tension; when the loom starts again, the slack is woven into the fabric.

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A frame in which a large number of healds are mounted. Typically a loom contains two or more heald shafts, depending upon the complexity of the weave pattern required. The heald shaft is raised or...
The density of a material divided by the density of water. Expressed as a number greater than 0. Materials with specific gravity less than 1.00 will float and materials with specific gravity greater...
A mixture of wax, rottenstone, and solvents added to furniture and used like a hang-up glaze. Common on French and English country furniture reproductions....
A term describing a jacquard fabric, a term interchangeable with a brocade or damask. Can be two-tone or multicolor, the difference being that the design has a greater raised effect on the face of...
A chemical process in which short fuzzy fibres are sealed into a yarn or are removed from the cloth to make the fabric more porous. The strength of the fabric is not impaired. A porous fabric permits...

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