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What is "Plain Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Cloth in which the strands of WARP and FILLING YARN are interlaced alternately with one another, as in darning.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction, resembling the vertebral structure of the herring (zigzag). The twill changes direction...

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