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TEXTILES

A

 Abb Wool
 Acca
 Adulteration of Fabrics
 Agra Gauze
 Aida Canvas/Cloth
 Alamode
 Albert-cloth
 Alpaca
 Altar Cloth
 American Cloth
 Angola
 Angora Cashmere
 Aniline Dye
 Antique Cloth
 Areophane
 Armozeen
 Armure
 Armure Bosphore
 Arras
 Arrasene
 Asbestos
 Astrakhan
 Aune

B

 Balbriggan
 Balloon-net
 Baize
 Band
 Barege
 Barras
 Basse-lisse Weave
 Basket-weave
 Bast
 Bastard Cloth
 Batiste
 Batting / Bat / Batts
 Baudekin
 Bayeta
 Bearing-cloth
 Beaver-cloth
 Beaverteen
 Bed Tick
 Bedford Cord
 Beetling Machine
 Beige
 Bengal Stripes
 Bengaline
 Berlin Wool
 Bias
 Birdseye Linen / Weave
 Blonde Lace
 Block Printing
 Bloom
 Bocasine
 Bocking
 Bolt
 Bolting Cloth
 Bombast
 Bombazine
 Bombyx / Silk Worm
 Bombycinous
 Bone Lace
 Bookbinder's Cloth
 Bookfold
 Bookmuslin
 Boucla
 Braids
 Bride
 Broad Lace
 Broadcloth
 Brocade
 Brocaded
 Brocatel
 Broche
 Buckram
 Buckskin
 Buff
 Buffing
 Bullion-fringe / embroidery
 Bunting
 Burl
 Burlap
 Butcher's Linen
 Butter-cloth

C

 Caddis
 Calender
 Calfskin
 Calico
 Cambrasine
 Cambric
 Camel's Hair
 Cameline
 Camlet
 Canton Flannel
Canvas
  • Fabrics Made of Canvas:
  •  Aida Canvas/Cloth
  •  Birdseye
  •  Catgut
  •  Fancy Oatmeal
  •  Java
  •  Cappadine
     Carding
    Cashmere
  • Fabrics Made of Cashmere:
  •  Angora Cashmere
  •  Cassimere
  •  Cassimere
     Cassinette
     Castor
     Catgut
     Challi
     Chambray
     Check
     Cheese-cloth
     Chenille
     Chenille Cloth
     Cheviot
     Cheviot Shirting
     Chiffon
     Chijimi
     China Silk
     Chinchilla
     Chine
     Chintz
     Claith
     Clan Tartans
     Clay Worsted
    Cleaning Textiles
  • Methods / Detergents:
  •  Fuller's Earth
  •  Grass-bleaching
  •  Grassing
  •  Clock
     Cloth
     Cloth Measure
     Cloth of Gold
     Cluny Guipure
     Coal Tar Colors
     Coburg
     Cobweb Lawn
     Cochineal
     Cockle
     Cocoa Fibre
     Composition Cloth
     Convent Cloth
     Cony Fur
    Cotton
  • Manufacturing Image:
  • Greenville, Texas: Cotton Gin
  • Lawrence, Massachusetts: Large Printing Room of Cotton Mills
  • Lawrence, Massachusetts: Spinning Cotton Yarn in the Great Textile Mills
  • Fabrics Made of Cotton:
  •  American Cloth
  •  Angola
  •  Balbriggan
  •  Batiste
  •  Batting / Bat / Batts
  •  Beaverteen
  •  Beige
  •  Bombast
  •  Bookbinder's Cloth
  •  Bookmuslin
  •  Brocatel
  •  Calico
  •  Cambrasine
  •  Cambric
  •  Canton Flannel
  •  Canvas
  •  Cassinette
  •  Chintz
  •  Chambray
  •  Chenille Cloth
  •  Cheviot Shirting
  •  Coburg
  •  Cobweb Lawn
  •  Cotton Bunting
  •  Gambroon
  •  Gloria
  •  Grenadine
  •  Housewife's Cloth
  •  Huckaback
  •  Kerseynette
  •  Oil Skin
  •  Seersucker
  •  History
  • From the Field to Fashion
  • Chart: U.S. Cotton Crop in the U.S. for 60 Years in the 19th Century
  • Chart: U.S. Cotton Factories Production: 1880-1890
  • Chart: Exports and Domestic Consumption of American Cotton: 1883-1890
  •  Cotton Bunting
    Crape / Crépe
  • Types of Crape:
  •  Areophane
  •  Birdseye
  • Cut (fabrics)
  •  Bias

  • D

     Debeige
     Diced
     Dundee Goods
    Dyes
  • Types of Dyes:
  •  Aniline
  •  Bloom
  •  Coal Tar Colors
  •  Cochineal
  •  Fugitive Colors

  • E

    Embroidery
  • Types of Embroidery, Floss, Yarn, or Thread:
  •  Arrasene
  •  Berlin Wool
  •  Chenille
  •  Clock
  •  German Wool
  •  Gimped Embroidery
  •  Grass Embroidery
  •  Hatching
  • Empress Gauze

    F

    Fabric Widths
  • Fabric Widths: Listed by Manufacturer: 1894
  •  Cotton Cheviots
  •  Cotton Drills
  •  Domestic Ginghams
  •  Ticking
  • Finishes
  • Types of Finishes:
  •  Cockle
  •  Glace
  •  Glassing
  • Flannel
  • Types of Flannel:
  •  Bocking
  •  Canton Flannel
  •  Vegetable Flannel
  •  Fancy Oatmeal
     Filament
    Flame Resistant / Retardent
  •  Asbestos
  • Flax
  • Fabrics:
  •  Burlap
  •  Composition Cloth
  •  Dundee Goods
  • Fringe
  • Types of Fringe:
  •  Bullion-fringe / embroidery
  •  Fugitive Colors
     Fuller's Earth
     Fulling Mill
     Full Regular
    Funeral Fabrics
  • Types of Fabrics:
  •  Gros des Tours
  • Furs
  • Types of Fur:
  •  Castor
  •  Chinchilla
  •  Cony Fur

  • G

     Gallon
     Gambroon
     Gassing
     Gassing Frame
    Gauze
  • Fabrics Made in the Gauze Weave:
  •  Agra Gauze
  •  Chiffon
  •  Gossamer
  •  Genappe
     German Knitting Worsted
     German Wool
     Germantown Yarn
     Gimp
     Gimped Embroidery
    Gingham
  • Fabrics Made in Gingham Pattern:
  •  Chambray
  •  Madras Gingham
  •  Seersucker Gingham
  •  Zephyr Gingham
  •  Glace
     Glass Cloth
     Gloria
     Glassing
     Gobelin Dress Fabric
    Gossamer
    Grain
     Grass-bleaching
     Grass-cloth
     Grass Embroidery
     Grass Linen
     Grassing
     Grenadine
     Grille
     Gros
     Gros des Indus
     Gros de Naples
     Gros des Tours
     Gros-grain / Grosgrain
     Grosgram
     Guipure

    H

     Hatching
     Helix (sewing needles)
     Haute-lisse weave
    Hemp
  • Fabrics:
  •  Burlap
  •  Canvas
  •  Dundee Goods
  •  Hosier
    Hosiery
  • Types / Terms:
  •  Full Regular
  •  Hosier
  •  Housewife's Cloth
     Huckaback

    J

     Java
    Jute
  • Fabrics made of Jute:
  •  Dundee Goods

  • K

     Kerseynette
    Knitwear
  • Types:
  •  Full Regular

  • L

    Lace
  • Types of Laces / Terms:
  •  Balloon-net
  •  Blonde Lace
  •  Bone Lace
  •  Bride
  •  Broad Lace
  •  Cluny Guipure
  •  Gallon
  •  Grille
  •  Guipure
  •  Vellum Lace
  • Lawn
  • Types of Lawn:
  •  Cobweb Lawn
  • Leather
  • Processes:
  •  Buffing
  •  Glassing
  •  Grain
  • Types of Leather:
  •  Buckskin
  •  Buff
  •  Calfskin
  •  Line
    Linen
  • Fabrics Made of Linen:
  •  Aida Canvas/Cloth
  •  Altar Cloth
  •  Barras
  •  Birdseye Linen
  •  Bocasine
  •  Bolting Cloth
  •  Buckram
  •  Butcher's Linen
  •  Cambric
  •  Canvas
  •  Chambray
  •  Cobweb Lawn
  •  Fancy Oatmeal
  •  Gambroon
  •  Glass Cloth
  •  Housewife's Cloth
  •  Huckaback
  •  Java
  •  Oil Skin
  •  Paper Linge
  •  Seersucker Gingham

  • M

     Madras Gingham
     Manufacturing:
  • Machines:
  •  Beetling Machine
  •  Fulling Mill
  •  Gassing Frame
  •  Mangling Machine
  •  Needle-loom
  • Processes:
  •  Burl
  •  Calender
  •  Carding
  •  Gassing
  •  Singeing
  •  Mangling Machine
    Measurements
  •  Aune
  •  Bolt
  •  Bookfold
  •  Cloth Measure
  • Mourning Fabrics
  • Types of Fabrics:
  •  Gros des Tours

  • N

     Needle-loom
    Needlework
  • Types of Floss / Terms:
  •  Berlin Wool
  •  Bride
  •  Broad Lace
  •  Chenille
  •  German Knitting Worsted
  •  German Wool
  •  Gimped Embroidery
  •  Grass Embroidery
  •  Hatching
  •  Helix (sewing needles)

  • O

     Oil Skin
     Oiled Silk

    P

     Paper Linge
     Pina-cloth
     Pine-cloth
     Pineapple-cloth
    Plaids
  • Types of Plaids:
  •  Clan Tartans
  • Prints
  • Types of Prints:
  •  Bengal Stripes
  •  Block Printing
  •  Calico
  •  Check

  • R

     Reel
     Royal Armure

    S

    Satin
  • Types of Satin:
  •  Armure
  •  Armure Bosphore
  •  Royal Armure
  •  Satin Armure
  •  Satin Moss
     Seersucker / Seersucker Gingham
    Serge
  • Types of Serge:
  •  Caddis
  • Sewing Terms
  •  Broche
  •  Helix (sewing needles)
  •  Shroud
    Silk:
  •  History: Bombyx / Silk Worm
  • Manufacturing Images / Processes:
  •  Reel
  • South Manchester, Connecticut: Roving Frame-Silk industry (Spun Silk)
  • Fabrics Made of Silk:
  •  Acca
  •  Agra Gauze
  •  Alamode
  •  Armozeen
  •  Astrakhan
  •  Barege
  •  Baudekin
  •  Bengaline
  •  Bolting Cloth
  •  Bombazine
  •  Brocatel
  •  Cappadine
  •  Challi
  •  Chenille Cloth
  •  Chiffon
  •  Chijimi
  •  China Silk
  •  Chine
  •  Convent Cloth
  •  Gloria
  •  Gobelin Dress Fabric
  •  Grenadine
  •  Grosgram
  •  Gros des Indus
  •  Gros de Naples
  •  Gros des Tours
  •  Gros-grain / Grosgrain
  •  Silk Mohair
  •  Tyrolienne
  •  Silk Mohair
     Singeing
     Snowflake
     Spick, span, new

    T

     Taffeta
  • Types of Taffeta:
  •  Armozeen
  •  Tapestry
  • Types of Tapestry:
  •  Arras
  •  Trims
  • Types of Trims:
  •  Gimp
  •  Guipure
  •  Ticking
     Tyrolienne
     Thread
  • Types of Thread:
  •  Filament

  • V

     Valentia
     Vegetable Flannel
     Vellum Lace
    Velvet
  • Dyes for Velvet:
  •  Bloom
  •  Vicuna

    W

    Waterproof
  • Types of Waterproof Textiles:
  •  Composition Cloth
  •  Oil Skin
  •  Oiled Silk
  • Weaves
  • Types of Weaves:
  •  Basket-weave
  •  Basse-lisse
  •  Bedford Cord
  •  Birdseye
  •  Boucla
  •  Diced
  •  Haute-lisse
  • Wool
  • Manufacturing Images:
  • Lawrence, Massachusetts: Doubling Frame in a Large Woolen Mill
  • Leicester, England: Knitting Machines at Work in the Wolsey Woolen Factory
  • Telemarken, Norway: Lady Weaving Woolen Blankets on a Primitive Hand Loom
  • Fabrics / Yarns Made of Wool:
  •  Abb Wool
  •  Albatross
  •  Albert-cloth
  •  Alpaca
  •  Angora Cashmere
  •  Antique Cloth
  •  Astrakhan
  •  Baize
  •  Barege
  •  Batting / Bat / Batts
  •  Bay Cloth
  •  Bayeta
  •  Beaver-cloth
  •  Beige
  •  Beige de Laine
  •  Bengaline
  •  Berlin Wool
  •  Bocking
  •  Bombazine
  •  Broadcloth
  •  Camel's Hair
  •  Camlet
  •  Cashmere
  •  Cassimere
  •  Cassinette
  •  Challi
  •  Chenille Cloth
  •  Cheviot
  •  Chinchilla
  •  Coburg
  •  Debeige
  •  Gambroon
  •  German Wool
  •  Gloria
  •  Gobelin Dress Fabric
  •  Grenadine
  •  Grosgram
  •  Kerseynette
  •  Satin Moss
  •  Snowflake
  •  Tyrolienne
  •  Vicuna

  • Y

    Yarn
  • Types of Yarn:
  •  Filament
  •  Genappe
  •  German Knitting Worsted
  •  Germantown Yarn

  • Z

     Zephyr Gingham

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