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Acrylic fibers are synthetic fibers made from a polymer (polyacrylonitrile) with an average molecular weight of ~100,000, about 1900 monomer units.
Alginic acid, also called algin or alginate, is a polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae, where through binding with water it forms a viscous gum.
The Angora goat is a breed of domesticated goat, historically known as Angora.
The Angora rabbit (Ankara tavşanı), which is one of the oldest types of domestic rabbit, is bred for the long fibers of its coat, known as Angora wool, that are gathered by shearing, combing, or plucking.
Angora hair or Angora fibre refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit.
Aramid fibers are a class of heat-resistant and strong synthetic fibers.
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common their eponymous asbestiform habit: i.e. long (roughly 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fiber composed of millions of microscopic "fibrils" that can be released by abrasion and other processes.
A backpack — also called bookbag, kitbag, knapsack, rucksack, rucksac, pack, sackpack or backsack — is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but there can be variations to this basic design.
A bag (also known regionally as a sack) is a common tool in the form of a non-rigid container.
A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, air or water.
Bamboo textiles are cloth, yarn, and clothing made out of bamboo fibres.
The Bangladesh University of Textiles or BUTEX, informally known as Textile Engineering University, is the only public university in Bangladesh specialising in Textile Engineering.
Barkcloth or bark cloth is a versatile material that was once common in Asia, Africa, Indonesia, and the Pacific.
Basalt fiber is a material made from extremely fine fibers of basalt, which is composed of the minerals plagioclase, pyroxene, and olivine.
A basket is a container which is traditionally constructed from stiff fibers, which can be made from a range of materials, including wood splints, runners, and cane.
Batik (Javanese: ꦧꦠꦶꦏ꧀) is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique originated from Indonesia.
Beta cloth is a type of fireproof silica fiber cloth used in the manufacture of Apollo/Skylab A7L space suits, the Apollo Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment, the McDivitt Purse, and in other specialized applications.
A Bettsometer is a fabric degradation tester commonly used to measure or test the integrity of fabric coverings (and associated stitching) on aircraft and their wings.
Biodegradation is the disintegration of materials by bacteria, fungi, or other biological means.
A blanket is a large piece of soft cloth.
Bleach is the generic name for any chemical product which is used industrially and domestically to whiten clothes, lighten hair color and remove stains.
The silkworm is the larva or caterpillar or imago of the domestic silkmoth, Bombyx mori (Latin: "silkworm of the mulberry tree").
A bra, short for brassiere (UK or), is a form-fitting undergarment suspender designed to support or cover the wearer's breasts.
A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile yarns, wire, or hair.
A brush is a common tool with bristles, wire or other filaments.
A bullet is a kinetic projectile and the component of firearm ammunition that is expelled from the gun barrel during shooting.
Canvas is an extremely durable plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, and other items for which sturdiness is required.
Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
A carpet is a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing.
Casein ("kay-seen", from Latin caseus, "cheese") is a family of related phosphoproteins (αS1, αS2, β, κ).
A cashmere goat is a breed of goat that produces cashmere wool, the goat's fine, soft, downy, winter undercoat, in commercial quality and quantity.
Cashmere wool, usually simply known as cashmere, is a luxury fiber obtained from cashmere goats and other types of goat.
Ceiba pentandra is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae (previously separated in the family Bombacaceae), native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and (as the variety C. pentandra var. guineensis) to tropical west Africa.
Cellulose acetate is the acetate ester of cellulose.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Cloth of gold or gold cloth is a fabric woven with a gold-wrapped or spun weft—referred to as "a spirally spun gold strip".
Clothing (also known as clothes and attire) is a collective term for garments, items worn on the body.
A coat is a garment worn by either sex,Oxford English Dictionary.
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos.
Coir, or coconut fibre, is a natural fibre extracted from the husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes and mattresses.
Common Era or Current Era (CE) is one of the notation systems for the world's most widely used calendar era – an alternative to the Dionysian AD and BC system.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
The conservation and restoration of textiles refers to the processes by which textiles are cared for and maintained to be preserved from future damage.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae.
Not to be confused with Crotchet, the common name for a Quarter note in music. Crochet is a process of creating fabric by interlocking loops of yarn, thread, or strands of other materials using a crochet hook.
A crochet hook (or crochet needle) is an implement used to make loops in thread or yarn and to interlock them into crochet stitches.
Crop protection is the science and practice of managing plant diseases, weeds and other pests (both vertebrate and invertebrate)that damage agricultural crops and forestry.
A dressmaker is a person who makes custom clothing for women, such as dresses, blouses, and evening gowns.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
Dyeing is the process of adding color to textile products like fibers, yarns, and fabrics.
Electronic textiles, also known as smart garments, smart clothing, smart textiles, or smart fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components such as a battery and a light (including small computers), and electronics to be embedded in them.
Eisengarn, meaning "iron yarn" in English, is a light-reflecting, strong, waxed-cotton thread.
Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn.
Emery (or corundite) is a dark granular rock used to make abrasive powder.
Emery cloth is a type of coated abrasive that has emery glued to a cloth backing.
Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together.
Fiber or fibre (see spelling differences, from the Latin fibra) is a natural or synthetic substance that is significantly longer than it is wide.
Fiber art refers to fine art whose material consists of natural or synthetic fiber and other components, such as fabric or yarn.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
In textile manufacturing, finishing refers to the processes that convert the woven or knitted cloth into a usable material and more specifically to any process performed after dyeing the yarn or fabric to improve the look, performance, or "hand" (feel) of the finish textile or clothing.
A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design and colors.
Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Fur is the hair covering of non-human mammals, particularly those mammals with extensive body hair that is soft and thick.
Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds).
Gauze is a thin, translucent fabric with a loose open weave.
Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Geotextiles are permeable fabrics which, when used in association with soil, have the ability to separate, filter, reinforce, protect, or drain.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Glass fiber (or glass fibre) is a material consisting of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass.
The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies.
The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.
Grosgrain, also gros-grain and, rarely, gros grain, is a type of fabric characterized by its ribbed appearance.
Hair is a protein filament that grows from follicles found in the dermis.
A handkerchief (also called a hankie or, historically, a handkercher) is a form of a kerchief or bandanna, typically a hemmed square of thin fabric or paper which can be carried in the pocket or handbag, and which is intended for personal hygiene purposes such as wiping one's hands or face, or blowing one's nose.
Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.
Ingeo is trademarked brand name for a range of polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers owned by NatureWorks.
A jacket is a mid-stomach–length garment for the upper body.
Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
Juncaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the rush family.
Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads.
A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.
Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric for use in many types of garments.
A knitting needle or knitting pin is a tool in hand-knitting to produce knitted fabrics.
Lace is a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern, made by machine or by hand.
Lagetta lagetto is a species of tree native to several Caribbean islands.
Lampung is a province of Indonesia.
Lanolin (from Latin ‘wool’, and ‘oil’), also called wool wax or wool grease, is a wax secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Fabrics in this list include fabrics that are woven, non-woven, as well as knitted fabrics and netting fabrics, and technical fabrics (such as Gore-Tex and Gannex).
Textile fibres can be created from many natural sources (animal hair or fur, insect cocoons as with silk worm cocoons), as well as semisynthetic methods that use naturally occurring polymers, and synthetic methods that use polymer-based materials, and even minerals such as metals to make foils and wires.
A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry.
Lurex is the registered brand name of The Lurex Company, Ltd.
Lyocell is a form of rayon which consists of cellulose fibre made from dissolving pulp (bleached wood pulp) using dry jet-wet spinning.
Macramé is a form of textile produced using knotting (rather than weaving or knitting) techniques.
A mat is a piece of fabric material that generally is placed on a floor or other flat surface.
A mattress is a large, rectangular pad for supporting the reclining body, designed to be used as a bed or on a bed frame, as part of a bed.
Maya textiles are the clothing and other textile arts of the Maya peoples, indigenous peoples of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize.
A mesh is a barrier made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible or ductile materials.
Microfiber (or microfibre) is synthetic fiber finer than one denier or decitex/thread, having a diameter of less than ten micrometres.
Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.
Mohair is usually a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat.
The Museum of International Folk Art is a state-run institution in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.
The muskox (Ovibos moschatus), also spelled musk ox and musk-ox (in ᐅᒥᖕᒪᒃ, umingmak), is an Arctic hoofed mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name derives.
Nanoparticles are particles between 1 and 100 nanometres (nm) in size with a surrounding interfacial layer.
A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer (10−9 meters).
Primarily, nap is the raised (fuzzy) surface on certain kinds of cloth, such as velvet or moleskin.
A net, in its primary meaning, comprises fibers woven in a grid-like structure.
Nonwoven fabric is a fabric-like material made from staple fiber (short) and long fibers (continuous long), bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment.
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.
Oeko-Tex is a registered trade mark, representing the product labels and company certifications issued and other services provided by the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology (which also calls itself Oeko-Tex for short).
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Olefin fiber is a synthetic fiber made from a polyolefin, such as polypropylene or polyethylene.
Pantyhose, called sheer tights in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, are close-fitting legwear covering the wearer's body from the waist to the toes.
Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.
A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift).
A permanent press is a characteristic of fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape.
Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.
Piña is a fiber made from the leaves of a pineapple plant and is commonly used in the Philippines (also known as nanas or nenas in Tagalog).
Pile is the raised surface or nap of a fabric, consisting of upright loops or strands of yarn.
The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, also called pineapples, and the most economically significant plant in the family Bromeliaceae.
Plain weave (also called tabby weave, linen weave or taffeta weave) is the most basic of three fundamental types of textile weaves (along with satin weave and twill).
Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.
Polyester is a category of polymers that contain the ester functional group in their main chain.
Poly(lactic acid) or polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) is a biodegradable and bioactive thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch (in the United States and Canada), cassava roots, chips or starch (mostly in Asia), or sugarcane (in the rest of the world).
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications.
Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links.
A poncho (punchu in Quechua; Mapudungun pontro, blanket, woolen fabric) is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm.
Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, the most widely spoken language family in the world.
Pulpwood refers to timber with the principal use of making wood pulp for paper production.
A pupa (pūpa, "doll"; plural: pūpae) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation between immature and mature stages.
Qiviuq or qiviut (Inuktitut syllabics, ᕿᕕᐅᖅ; Inuinnaqtun, qiviuq; Inupiaq qiviu or qiviuqWolf A. Seiler (2012), sometimes spelled qiveut) is the inner wool of the muskox.
Quilting is the process of sewing two or more layers of fabric together to make a thicker padded material, usually to create a quilt or quilted garment.
Quipu (also spelled khipu) or talking knots, were recording devices fashioned from strings historically used by a number of cultures, particularly in the region of Andean South America.
Ramie is a flowering plant in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern Asia.
Rayon is a manufactured fiber made from regenerated cellulose fiber.
In library classification systems, realia are three-dimensional objects from real life such as coins, tools, and textiles, that do not easily fit into the orderly categories of printed material.
A renewable resource is a natural resource which replenishes to overcome resource depletion caused by usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes in a finite amount of time in a human time scale.
Resist dyeing (resist-dyeing) is a traditional method of dyeing textiles with patterns.
Rice paper is a product made of paper-like materials from East Asia made from different plants.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land vehicles.
Sandpaper and glasspaper are names used for a type of coated abrasive that consists of sheets of paper or cloth with abrasive material glued to one face.
Satin is a weave that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back.
Seaweed or macroalgae refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.
Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread.
Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.
Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.
Sisal, with the botanical name Agave sisalana, is a species of Agave native to southern Mexico but widely cultivated and naturalized in many other countries.
Skin is the soft outer tissue covering vertebrates.
A space suit is a garment worn to keep a human alive in the harsh environment of outer space, vacuum and temperature extremes.
Spandex, Lycra or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity.
Spinning is the twisting together of drawn-out strands of fibers to form yarn, and is a major part of the textile industry.
Sportswear or activewear is clothing, including footwear, worn for sport or physical exercise.
Spread tow fabric (stf) is a type of lightweight fabric.
Starch or amylum is a polymeric carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds.
Straw is an agricultural by-product, the dry stalks of cereal plants, after the grain and chaff have been removed.
Swimwear is clothing designed to be worn by people engaging in a water-based activity or water sports, such as swimming, diving and surfing, or sun-orientated activities, such as sun bathing.
Taffeta (archaically spelled taffety) is a crisp, smooth, plain woven fabric made from silk or cuprammonium rayons.
A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
Tartan (breacan) is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours.
A technical textile is a textile product manufactured for non-aesthetic purposes, where function is the primary criterion.
A tent is a shelter consisting of sheets of fabric or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting rope.
Textile arts are arts and crafts that use plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to construct practical or decorative objects.
The textile and clothing industries provide the single source of growth in Bangladesh's rapidly developing economy.
Textile manufacturing is a major industry.
A textile museum is a museum with exhibits relating to the history and art of textiles, including.
Textile printing is the process of applying colour to fabric in definite patterns or designs.
Textile recycling is the method of reusing or reprocessing used clothing, fibrous material and clothing scraps from the manufacturing process.
The Stichting (Foundation) Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, Netherlands, is an independent research institute working in the field of textiles and dress.
The Textile Society of America (TSA) was founded in 1987 as an international non-profit educational organization for sharing and disseminating information about textiles and fiber media.
The Textiles of Mexico have a long history.
The state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico has a noteworthy tradition of finely crafted textiles, particularly handmade embroidery and woven goods that frequently use a backstrap loom.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Thread is a type of yarn used for sewing.
Tie-dye is a modern term invented in the mid-1960s in the United States (but recorded in writing in an earlier form in 1941 as "tied-and-dyed", and 1909 as "tied and dyed" by Charles E. Pellew, referenced below) for a set of ancient resist-dyeing techniques, and for the products of these processes.
This timeline of clothing and textiles technology covers the events of fiber and flexible woven material worn on the body; including making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, and systems (technology).
A towel is a piece of absorbent fabric or paper used for drying or wiping a body or a surface.
Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.
Twaron (a brand name of Teijin Aramid) is a para-aramid.
Twill is a type of textile weave with a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs (in contrast with a satin and plain weave).
Twine is a light string or strong thread composed of two or more smaller strands or yarns twisted, and then twisted together.
Tyvek is a brand of flashspun high-density polyethylene fibers, a synthetic material; the name is a registered trademark of DuPont.
Textile fibers, threads, yarns and fabrics are measured in a multiplicity of units.
The University of Hawaii Press is a university press that is part of the University of Hawaiokinai.
Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae.
Velour or velours is a plush, knitted fabric or textile similar to velvet or velveteen.
Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive soft feel.
Velveteen (or velveret) is a type of cloth made to imitate velvet.
The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) or vicuna (both, very rarely spelled vicugna) is one of the two wild South American camelids which live in the high alpine areas of the Andes, the other being the guanaco.
Wadmal (Old Norse: vaðmál; Norwegian: vadmål, "cloth measure") is a coarse, dense, usually undyed wool fabric woven in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland, and the Orkney, Faroe and Shetland Islands from the Middle Ages into the 18th century.
Warp and weft are terms for the two basic components used in weaving to turn thread or yarn into fabric.
Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures.
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth.
A window blind is a type of window covering.
A window screen (also known as insect screen, bug screen, fly screen, wire mesh) is designed to cover the opening of a window.
Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper.
Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
Woolen (American English) or woollen (Commonwealth English) is a type of yarn made from carded wool.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Worsted is a high-quality type of wool yarn, the fabric made from this yarn, and a yarn weight category.
Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, or ropemaking.
Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO.