velveteen fabric designed by William Morris
. For the use of the technique in art see Woodcut on the technique and Old master print for the history in Europe and Woodblock printing in Japan. William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896 was an English Architect, Furniture and Textile designer artist writer and socialist associated
Velveteen is a cotton cloth made in imitation of velvet. Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp Velvet is a type of tufted fabric in which the cut threads are very evenly distributed with a short dense pile giving it a distinct feel The term is sometimes applied to a mixture of silk and cotton. Silk is a natural Protein Fiber, some forms of which can be woven into Textiles The best-known type of silk is obtained from cocoons Some velveteens are a kind of fustian, having a rib of velvet pile alternating with a plain depression. Fustian (also called bombast) is a term for a variety of heavy Woven, mostly Cotton fabrics chiefly prepared for menswear The velveteen trade varies a good deal with the fashions that control the production of velvet.
- This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain. The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real is a children's novel written by Margery Williams and illustrated by William Nicholson. Velour is a plush knitted fabric or Textile. It is usually made from Cotton but can also be made from synthetic materials such as Polyester. The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–1911 is a 29-volume reference work that marked the beginning of the Encyclopædia Britannica The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone
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