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What is "Kersey" - Definition & Explanation

A fulled, woven fabric, generally of wool or a wool blend, with a fine lustrous nap. Used for overcoats.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A lightweight, plain weave, fabric, made from cotton, rayon, or acetate, and characterized by a puckered striped effect, usually in the warp direction. The crinkled effect is created through the...
a) Fabric A length of finished fabric of less than a customary unit (piece) length. b) Finishing 1. Each passage of a length of fabric through a machine, for example in jig-dyeing. 2. A joint...
Treatment or process designed to alter or improve the surface appearance, function or texture of a fabric. Examples include: mercerizing, calendaring, glazing, moiré, napping, shearing, cropping,...
A sofa frame featuring a large single cushion where the frame and cushion can be unfolded to use as a bed. The cushion itself is also called a futon and is sometimes used independently from a sofa...
One of the oldest textile fibers known. Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine,...

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