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What is "Horsehair" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 19-May-2024 (2 months, 1 day ago)
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Horsehair
Natural stuffing used in traditional upholstery.
Horsehair
The long and lustrous hair taken from the mane and tail of horses. One of the most common uses is in blends with other fibers for hair canvas interfacings.

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