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What is "Tambour Front" - Definition & Explanation

Roll front or shutter made of narrow strips of wood glued to a flexible backing. Used on desks and cabinets.

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A finish that has the purpose of increasing the absorbency of a fabric. on durable press blends. The finish allows the stain to leave the fabric faster, increases the wicking action for improved...
Cotton fabric made of combed yarn that comes in a plain weave with a crosswise or lengthwise spaced rib or crossbar effect. A thin sheer with corded spaced stripes that could be single, double or...

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