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What is "Ombre" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to describe fabrics with a dyed, printed or woven design in which the colour is graduated from light to dark and often into stripes of varying shades.
Refers to a gradual change in shade from light to dark or from one color to another. May be done as a yarn dye or in printing.
A color effect woven into the fabric that has gradual changes in shade from light to dark, generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.
A fabric woven with shades of one color from light to dark in the warp, usually creating a striped effect.
Usually a multicolored stripe, with colors graduating from light to dark.
A French Term Meaning Shaded. It Is Used In Relation To Textiles (a) As An Adjective To Describe Fabrics With A Dyed, Printed, Or Woven Design In Which The Colour Is Graduated From Light To Dark And Often Into Stripes Of Varying Shades: And (b) As A Noun, Meaning (i) Shaded Or (ii) A Fabric With Shaded Design.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A generic term for man-made fibers composed of regenerated cellulose derived from trees, cotton and woody plants. Characteristics: high absorbency, bright or dull luster, pleasant feel or hand, good...
1. A lightweight silk, cotton or man-made fiber dress fabric that is soft and drapes well. It is smooth, ahs a semi-lustrous satin face and dull back. Hard twist yarn is used for the warp with a...
A driven roller on a textile machine around which a yarn is passed in order to regulate its speed during the extrusion and further processing of certain man-made fibres. The roller may be heated in...
A yarn which differs from the normal construction of single and folded yarns by way of deliberately produced irregularities in its construction. These irregularities are formed by increasing the...

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