Dented Cords

DENTED CORDS
Two, three, or more ends crammed in the reed, working as one to form a cord down the piece. Corded cloths made this way, can be woven from one beam, whereas when single thick cords are used two beams are necessary.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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