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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:

A sleeveless short top that is held in place by a narrow band of cloth that goes around the back of the neck. Halter tops usually tie, hook, or clasp behind the neck and across the back, leaving the...
A strong, firm, tightly woven, durable fabric usually of cotton but sometimes of linen, hemp or other fibers. It is usually plain weave but sometimes with a crosswise rib. It is produced in a variety...
The process of dyeing yarns prior to weaving or knitting fabrics. Generally used for patterned fabrics or stripes but poplular for knitwear. Two general methods are Hank (for bulkier yarns -...
The kilt is seen as an item of traditional Scottish Highland dress, although the origin of that tradition is more recent than is commonly believed. It was only with the Romantic Revival of the 19th...
A yarn composed of two or more single yarns twisted together. Many two-ply yarns are used in carpet. In cut-pile carpet, eg, saxony, plied yarns must be heat-set to prevent untwisting under traffic....

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