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What is "Hessian" - Definition & Explanation

A plain simple cloth made from jute. Used for carpet backing and bags (packaging).
A plain woven cloth of flat yarns, usually jute, and made in 7 to 12 oz weights.

Some other terms

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Ornamental embroidered effect in which extra filling yarn is shot through cloth at regular intervals during weaving. The extra fillings are floated between designs and later cut or clipped for...
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A 3 tone effect that changes with the angle of view. It is achieved by using a warp yarn of one color and double weft yarns of 2 different colors. It is often found in taffetas, poplins or failles of...

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