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What is "Tambour Front" - Definition & Explanation

Roll front or shutter made of narrow strips of wood glued to a flexible backing. Used on desks and cabinets.

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Jute is used in textiles for interiors, especially for wall hangings and a group of bright, homespun-effect draperies and wall coverings. Natural jute has a yellow to brown or gray color, with a...

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