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What is "Waxed leather" - Definition & Explanation

Aniline leather that has been treated with wax, providing a small amount of protection. Subject to scuffing, fading and developing a patina

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The name commonly applied to synthetic chemical compounds polymerized on the fabric or yarn to give wash-and-wear and durable press properties, crush resistance, dimentional stability, and hand to...
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A yarn that has been so processed as to introduce durable crimps (q.v.), coils, loops or other fine distortions along the length of the fibres or filaments. NOTE: a) The main texturing processes...

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