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CRASH TOWELLING [1 record]

Record 1 2000-05-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Fabric Nomenclature
DEF

crash: A fabric, originally made of linen, which has an irregular appearance arising from the use of thick, uneven yarns, particularly in the weft. Cloths woven in plain or fancy crepe weaves are now made of linen, cotton, spun rayon or other suitable man-made fibre, and unions of these.

OBS

Typical linen crash fabrics for towels are plain-women traditionally from 16-25 lea flax-tow yarns.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industries du textile
  • Nomenclature des tissus
Key term(s)
  • tissu pour serviettes

Spanish

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