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What is "Depression Era" - Definition & Explanation

Furniture style popular during the American Depression. Styles were curvy but not too ornate.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The application of a size mixture to warp yarn. The purpose of this is to make the yarn smoother and stronger to withstand the strain of weaving, to provide an acceptable hand in the woven gray...
A heavy conventional twill-weave coating with a spongy napped surface that is rolled into little tufts or nubs to resemble chinchilla fur. Usually made from woold or wool cotton blends in coating...
A type of finish applied to a textile fabric and that prevents the spreading of globules of water over its surface. NOTE: The term is normally not applied to a water-repellent finish that is...
A method of coloring fabric made with strategically placed yarns of 2 or more different fibers. A pre-planned effect becomes visible by dyeing the fabric in different dye baths, one for each of the...
A wavy, rippled or watered appearance on a woven rib fabric and that is produced by the action of heat and heavy pressure from rollers. NOTE: The appearance is caused by differences in the...

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