- BELGIAN FLAXAlso known as Flemish Flax and Blue Flax.
Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.
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Flax Scutching — Bale Two cwt. of scutched flax enclosed in a bessian bag. The unit of flax for despatch to the spinner. Blades, Tapered A turbine scutching machine in which the scutching blades are tapered in width in the first third of each compartment in… … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Flax Retting — Ret, Aerated A type of ret where compressed air is forced into the bottom of the tank to maintain the retting liquor at or near the neutral point as regards acidity. Ret, Aerobic A type of bacterial ret where the predominant bacteria are aerobic … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Belgian Linens — A general term for the fabrics woven in Belgium, which are of high quality. They use the flax grown in Belgium, which is probably the finest grown in the world … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Belgian Tapestry — Fancy drapery made from jute and flax mixture yams. The term includes many qualities and are made in Scotland 52 in. wide, in fancy colour designs … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Ghenting — A plain weave linen fabric formerly made at Ghent from Belgian flax. It had a very large scale … Dictionary of the English textile terms
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