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What is "Galatea" - Definition & Explanation

A Durable, Warp Faced, Left Handed Twill Fabric Often Found In White And Stripes . Used In Children's Wear, Uniforms.
Cotton fabric in twill weave, made plain, or in simple stripe patterns, for nurses' uniforms, children's clothes, linings. Is given a hard lustrous finish, which repels dirt.
Strong, firm striped cotton woven to look like linen.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The highest grade of material made from the best of stock: Saxony, Silesia, or Australia merino wool. Two up and one down twill weave is used. Cloth must be even and smooth for its use as covering...
A method of compressing, shrinking and felting a fabric through the use of moisture heat and mechanical pressure. Usually done on wool and wool blends such as melton. The process often obscure the...
Refers to an open weave fabric. In a leno weave the warp yarns are arranged in pairs, twisting or interlocking around the filling yarn to prevent slippage and make the open weave stronger and more...
Originally A Silk Fabric Made In Damascus, Only One Colour, With Patterns Of Flowers, Branches And Animals In Satin Finish Contrasting With The Slightly Textured Taffeta Background. Multi-coloured...
A woven fabric with corded yarns spaced at regular intervals in both the warp and filling, forming squares on the surface of the fabric. Originally intended so a tear in the fabric would not spread....

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