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What is "Taffata" - Definition & Explanation

It is a silk fabric woven in plain construction. The fabric is closely sett using a coarse weft and finer warp.

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A treatment of cotton yarn or fabric to increase its luster. Its affinity for dyes is also enhanced. In the process, the material is immersed under tension in a sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)...
A machine in which heavy bowls rotate in contact under mechanical pressure. NOTE: The bowls may be unheated or one may be a thick-walled steel shell heated internally. All bowls may rotate at the...
a) The second of the three basic motions in weaving, in which the weft is passed through the warp shed. b) The rectification of the face and the back of a carpet after manufacture, including...
Refers to an open weave fabric. In a leno weave the warp yarns are arranged in pairs, twisting or interlocking around the filling yarn to prevent slippage and make the open weave stronger and more...
It is a type of cloth in which different colours of weft replace one another in succeeding horizontal sections of a design. Thus a figure is formed in more colours than there are series of weft...

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