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What is "Chevron" - Definition & Explanation

A design which incorporates herringbone elements of zigzag stripes or joined V's
Broken twill or herringbone weave giving a chevron effect, creating a design of wide "Vs " across the width of the fabric.
A broad term applied to prints in zigzag stripes or to herringbone weaves.
Term applies to herringbone weaves or prints in zigzag stripes.
Clear-finish worsted or blend with a wide inverted "V" twill that is reminiscent of a sergeant's insignia stripes.

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