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What is "Wicker" - Definition & Explanation

RATTAN or ROTAN, is the the primary material used in the production of wicker furniture, and includes the entire pole, skin and all.

Some other terms

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Referring to the arrangement or character of the yarns on the surface of the fabric. Often used to describe fabrics with surface interest the result of using novelty yarns or novelty weaves such as...
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The longitudinal edges of a fabric that are formed during weaving with the weft not only turning at the edges but also passing continuously across the width of the fabric from edge. NOTE: Selvedges...

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