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What is "Bark Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Originally Referred To Fabric Made From The Bark Of Trees. Now The Term Is Used To Describe Fabric With A Surface Texture Resembling Tree Bark.
Heavy fabric made from beaten plant fibers.
A medium weight fabric with a rough surface which resembles the bark of a tree. Used extensively for draperies in the 1940ís and 1950ís.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A chemical process in which short fuzzy fibres are sealed into a yarn or are removed from the cloth to make the fabric more porous. The strength of the fabric is not impaired. A porous fabric permits...

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