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What is "Divan" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 17-May-2024 (2 months, 1 day ago)
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Divan
A couch-like piece of furniture, often made for one reclining person. Sometimes backless. Sometimes with pillows

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Coif

Head coverings during the 16th century ranged from the simple to the complex. The simplest, which was worn throughout the 16th century and well into the 17th, was the "coif". The coif is, quite...

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Antimicrobial

Antimicrobial is a wet finishing technique that is durable. It is an application of chemicals that inhibit the growth of odor causing bacteria and fungi. This is of particular use on wicking...

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Bimini

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Carded Yarn

A cotton yarn that has been carded but not combed. Carded yarns contain a wider range of fiber lengths and, as a result, are not as uniform or as strong as combed yarns. They are considerably cheaper...

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Hijab

Hijab is the modern word for the practice of dressing modestly, which all practicing Muslims past the age of puberty are instructed to do in their holy book, the Quran. No precise dress code for men...

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Marled

yarns made up of 2 different colors, produced by combining fiber strands (rovings) of 2 different colors, or twisting together 2 yarns of different colors, or by cross dyeing plied yarns of 2...

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Mock Leno in Textiles: A Weave Between Tradition and Innovation

A woven fabric made on a dobby loom with an open mesh design that simulates a leno weave by interlacing and grouping the warp and weft yarns with spaces between the groups. Warp yarns are not paired...

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Tapestry

Tapestry is a form of textile art that involves weaving colorful patterns or images using a chain thread and striking threads. It can be handwoven on a loom, with the chain thread typically made of...

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