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What is "Bullion" - Definition & Explanation

In metals, precious metals in bars or ingots.
In upholstery and textile arts, it's come to mean fringe with long strands, often in gold or silver colors. It is further generalized to indicate a rope trim, such as in Natural Cotton Bullion Fringe
An embroidery stitch where the decorative thread is wrapped around the needle several times before being anchored. Also known as French knot in some areas.
Fringe Bullion Fringe is made of plain or crepe cords, rather than yarns. The heading can be plain or decorative.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...
A method of printing by passing the fabric over metal rollers on which the design has been engraved. One roller is used for each color. Used for printing long runs with good register and a clear,...
Fabrics made from ultra-fine polyester filament yarns with enhanced comfort, handle, drape and aesthetics. Shin gosen fabrics are designed specifically to appeal to end users by employing a...
Also referred to as worsted top, it is a continuous sliver from long, choice woolen fibers which are to be manufactured ultimately into worsted yarn The combing operation takes out the short fibers...
(Dbl. lock/class 400 - A stitch formed with two or more groups of threads that interlace each other. The loops of needle thread are passed through the material where they are secured by looper...

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