Anjengo Yarn

This is coarse yarn made in the Anjengo district from coir fibres. The fibre is retted in brackish water and is claimed to be the best quality. These yarns, are hand spun and used for matting and coarse carpets (see coir, fibre) - always two-ply.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Coir Yarn — Yarn spun on the Malabar coast from the coir fibre. There are eleven qualities which are placed roughly as follows in order of merit Alapat Pine hand twisted and is the finest in the world Anjengo, Aratory, Ashtamudy and Kuruva, or Curwa All… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Coir Fibre — The cocoanut when taken from the tree has a thick fibrous covering, varying from 3 in. to 6 in. in thickness. The kernel is extracted, and the husk is retted to obtain the fibres. The retting is done by keeping the husks under water for several… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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