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What is "Antique Satin" - Definition & Explanation

a reversible fabric - one side looks like satin and the other side like shantung. It often has a dark warp which enhances the texture. Often used for draperies.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...
A term used to describe a fabric that burns very slowly, or has the ability to self-extinguish upon the removal of an external flame. Flame Retardant - A chemical applied to a fabric, or incorporated...
A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called...
A color match between physically different stimuli, ie a match between stimuli with different reflectances or spectral power distributions. Such stimuli that match (for an observer and a viewing...
A warp knit fabric in which the fabric is formed by interlooping adjacent parallel yarns. The warp beam holds thousands of yards of yarns in a parallel arrangement, and these yarns are fed into the...

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