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Introduction to Textile Terms

Introduction to Textile Terms

This document is a brief glossary of terms used in textiles. It would be particularly useful for students in an introductory textiles course. The vocabulary used to describe textiles is often varied and unfamiliar and the terms on this list are a sample of common textile terms related to hand-made textiles. As it is only four pages long, and available in pdf form, it could easily be printed and used as a study guide or handout. The publication is provided as a service of The Textile Museum, which is one of the world's foremost specialty museums, located in Washington D.C.


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