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What is "Horsehair" - Definition & Explanation

Natural stuffing used in traditional upholstery.
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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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