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What is "London shrunk cloth" - Definition & Explanation

It is a woolen cloth that is preshrunk by post treatment with hot and cold washes.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Long rope with which the thick woolen coat worn by the Gaddis is secured around the waist. Draping means to hang or to adorn the body form with loose fabric, and to obtain a body fitted garment by...
A modification of a plain weave in which two or more warp yarns weave together as one and two or more weft yarns weave together as one. NOTE: The basic hopsack weaves may be modified in a number of...
A traditional fabric utilizing a satin weave construction to achieve a lustrous fabric surface. Satin is a traditional fabric for evening and wedding garments. Typical examples of satin weave fabrics...
A term used to describe a fabric that burns very slowly, or has the ability to self-extinguish upon the removal of an external flame. Flame Retardant - A chemical applied to a fabric, or incorporated...
The make up of the yarn content of any given fabric ( 60% cotton and 40% rayon). By regulation of the Federal Trade Commission, this information must be provided in all price lists. Fiber...

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