Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6577

n (1) A fabric used for suiting, draperies, or upholstery characterized by a series of faint stripes formed by dark, medium, and light yarns of the same color. (2) A term describing carpets having a faint striped effect. (Tortora PG, Merkel RS (2000) Fairchild's dictionary of textiles, 7th edn. Fairchild, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA