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What is "Osnaberg" - Definition & Explanation

A medium to heavyweight coarse fabric that is characterized by its strength and durability. May or may not be treated with a finish. If it is finished, it is also know as Hopsacking or Crash.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A term denoting a group of materials in which the polyamide fibres are altered through the application of steam. In this way, the fibres swell up, which makes them softer, while retaining their...
Customer's Own Material -- a term describing when a customer, not the upholsterer or factory supplies material for use. It is a common practice to charge a cutting fee. This compensates somewhat for...
The yarn numbering system based on length and weight originally used for cotton yarns and now employed for most staple yarns spun on the cotton, or short-staple, system. It is based on a unit length...
A chemical process in which short fuzzy fibres are sealed into a yarn or are removed from the cloth to make the fabric more porous. The strength of the fabric is not impaired. A porous fabric permits...
A floral or scenic design usually printed on cotton or linen. Originally printed in Jouy, France, the fabrics were printed in single colours from engraved copper plates. The designs were...

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