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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Cord Stripes — Plain weave fabrics with thick cords at regular distances apart. Two beams are used, and the best qualities are often dented one in a dent with the cord ends crammed, such as 30 in., 100 yards, 40 ends and 80 picks per inch, 50 s T., 50 s W.,… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Altar cloth — Altar covered with white altar cloths. An (altar cloth) is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Buddhism are among the world religions that use altar cloths. Because many altars are made of wood… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.