Fibre Lace

FIBRE LACE
A frail, expensive lace, made from the fibres of the banana and the aloe plant (see Aloe Lace)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Lace Bark — A fine, thin, lace like bast fibre obtained from the Lagetta Lintearia tree in Jamaica. Used for dress trimmings, hats, cordage, etc. It is rather a fabric than a fibre as it occurs in concentric layers which are easily detachable and when… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Agave Fibre — A fibre obtained from the leaf of the Agave Americana. White to pale yellow in colour, short in length, hard in feel, is very strong, has much elasticity and is wavy. Used in the manufacture of a lace for decorative uses and for cordage. It is… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Fayal Lace — Fine hand made lace, made of aloe fibre in the Azores …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Akaroa Fibre — The ribbon tree, Plagianthus betulinus, of New Zealand, yields a flexible, lustrous, strong lace like bast fibre; used for nets, lines, etc …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Lagetta Fibre — See Lace Bark …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …   Universalium

  • Glossary of textile manufacturing — For terms specifically related to sewing, see Glossary of sewing terms. For terms specifically related to dyeing, see Glossary of dyeing terms. The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. To make textiles, the first… …   Wikipedia

  • Textile manufacturing terminology — The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. In order to make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. (Both fibre and fiber are used in this article.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Textile — For other uses, see Textile (disambiguation). Fabric redirects here. For other uses, see Fabric (disambiguation). Sunday textile market on the sidewalks of Karachi, Pakistan …   Wikipedia

  • Yarn — This article is about the fibre product. For the type of joke, see Shaggy dog story. Yarn …   Wikipedia

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