Bastard Aloe Fibre
- BASTARD ALOE FIBREStrong leaf fibre yielded by the Agave vipipara in N.W. India; used for ropes, mats, etc. Same as Maguey Fibre.
Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.
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Maguey Fibre — A name often given to the fibres yielded by the Agave Vivipara plant which is a native of India. The fibres are strong and used for making cordage, ropes, and mats. They have also been used for violin strings. The fibre is obtained by retting the … Dictionary of the English textile terms