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What is "Backed Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Single textile material with addition of an extra warp of filling added for weight and warmth. The extra warp or filling ma is of wool, worsted, cotton, or other yarns. This type of construction is found in French backs, vestings, worsteds, dress goods, suitings, and skirtings. Satin weave construction as well as twill weaves, are commonly used in the designing of the cloth.
Fabrics with extra warp or filling, usually of cotton or wool, added for weightand warmth. Twill or satin weave frequently used in the design. Used forvests, suiting, shirts, dress goods.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

yarns made up of 2 different colors, produced by combining fiber strands (rovings) of 2 different colors, or twisting together 2 yarns of different colors, or by cross dyeing plied yarns of 2...
A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...
The design is created by coloured warp threads brought up on the face of the fabric, leaving loose yarns on the back woven vertically, which gives it a vertical stripe effect. Lis'er'es are Victorian...
A particular form of pressure mark (q.v.) in a fabric, and that is produced by the relief print-off of defects such as slubs or seams joining lengths of fabric, under excessive rolling tension or by...
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...

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