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What is "Cretonne" - Definition & Explanation

This is a fabric woven with plain, twill or crepe, and small fancy weaves. It is ornamented with elaborate printed designs.
A plain weave fabric, usually cotton, with a neutral ground and brightly colored floral designs, similar to chintz but with a dull finish and sometimes heavier. Used for draperies and upholstery.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A bobbin that has a cylindrical barrel and a conical or flanged base, and from which yarn can be withdrawn over the nose, i.e. the top of the barrel. NOTE: The shape of the fully wound bobbin is...
A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...
The production of a layer of protruding fibres on the surface of fabrics by brushing, teazling or rubbing. NOTE: The fabric, in open width, is passed between rotating rollers covered with teazles,...
The application of a liquor or a paste to textiles, either by passing the material through a bath and subsequently through squeeze rollers, or by passing it through squeeze rollers, the bottom one of...
A uniform is a set of standard clothing worn by members of an organization whilst participating in that organization's activity. People performing religious activities have often worn standard...

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