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What is "Barathea" - Definition & Explanation

Barathea is an indistinct twill or broken rib - usually a twilled hopsack weave - with a fine textured, slightly pebbled surface. Often of silk or silk blended with wool, used for neckties, women's fine suits and coats, men's and women's evening wear.
An indistinct twill or broken rib- usually a twilled hopsack weave- with a fine textured, slightly pebbled surface. Often of silk or silk blended with wool, Used for neckties, women's fine suits and coats men's and women's evening wear.
A broken ribbed weave from silk, rayon or acetate. The fabric has granular texture achieved by the short broken ribs in the filling direction. It is a rich soft-looking, fine fabric.
A rib weave usually done in a minute brick fashion giving a pebbly appearance.
A fabric of pebbled appearance, usually of twilled hopsack weave or broken-rib weave and used for a variety of clothing purposes.
A silk, rayon, or manufactured fiber necktie fabric with a broken rib weave and a characteristic pebbly appearance.
A fine, dress fabric with a silk warp and worsted filling, woven in a broken filling rib which completely covers the warp.
A smooth-faced worsted uniform cloth with an indistinct twilled basket weave of fine two-ply yarns.
A broken rib weave with an interesting pebbly surface currently enjoying a revival as a quality slack fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Rough woollen fabric made in the uplands of Mid-Wales from the local hardy sheep. Plain weave, hopsack, or herringbone weaves are the most usual and the yarns are either dyed with synthetic dyes for...
Literally, "flowered work". Term used for a type of embroidery practiced by women in the Punjab for head-veils and other garment-pieces. The embroidery is worked in floss-silk upon coarse cotton...
A rayon that is spun to look like cotton or wool. It is made with staple fibers in a continuous strand to give this effect. It wears well and is washable. Made in different weights and comes in plain...
A manufactured fiber that uses cellulose refined from cotton and/or wood pulp. Characteristics: fast drying, wrinkle- and shrinkage-resistant, crisp or soft depending on end use, luxurious in...
A medium to heavy of plain or twill weave fabric in which colorful yarn slubs are woven into the fabric. Made from wool but can also be made from rayons and cottons. It is mostly made from a plain...

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