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What is "Ecru" - Definition & Explanation

Descriptive Of Fibers, Yarns, Or Fabrics That Have Not Been Subjected To Processes Affecting Their Natural Color.
Cream or light yellow color or a neutral tan from natural, unbleached cotton, wool, or silk.
Silk thrown or woven while still in its natural gum-coated state.
Ecru describes the shade grayish-pale yellow or a light grayish-yellowish brown.
The colour of fibres, yarns, or fabrics that have not been subjected to processes affecting their natural colour.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A yarn that has been so processed as to introduce durable crimps (q.v.), coils, loops or other fine distortions along the length of the fibres or filaments. NOTE: a) The main texturing processes...
A fabric with a crinkied or puckered affect, generally in the direction to the warp, which is created either by tension weaving or through the application of a caustic soda solution which shrinks...
A twill originally consisting of worsted filling and silk warp. Today, it can be found in a variety of blends. It has excellent drapability. Its weight and quality vary with fibers, however, when...
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides and skins of animals, primarily cattlehide. The tanning process converts the putrescible skin into a durable, long-lasting and versatile...
The term has been coined to refer to fashionable and stylish clothing that has been manufactured using environmentally- friendly processes under Free Trade conditions. Eco fashion clothing can use...

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