During the winter the animal changes its hair and from the brown color it normally acquires a candid white color, except for the tip of the tail which remains black. Once it was used only for royal mantles, and was in fact the symbol of royalty. The best ermine furs come from northern Siberia.
Indicates a raw fabric or yarn in the raw state. It can also be used to indicate the natural color of a yarn. Term for sponge, referring to a type of spongy, porous and soft fabrics, many of which in cotton, popular since the 1930s, for summer and beachwear.
Fabric in canvas, cotton. Designer Scarves or synthetic fibers. Very light and transparent, but robust. It is used as a reinforcement in tailoring, in curtains or as a support for embroidery. Silk fabric or synthetic fibers, with an appearance similar to taffeta, but with a more marked grain, with ribs that are evident diagonally. It is used for evening dresses.
Cotton fabric more or less heavy, with a hairy, soft and velvety side. It gives its name to garments made in this fabric, from sweatshirts for jogging and gymnastics, to sweaters, indispensable elements of casual dress. In the 1960s sweatshirts with the names of American universities made their appearance.
Already known by the Sumerians. Non-woven material for Designer Scarves but produced by pressing a mixture of animal hairs or fibers, after having treated it with steam or particular chemical substances. The felt used for clothing and accessories also gives its name to a classic hat, both male and female, with a raised brim and dome adorned with a grosgrain ribbon.
Very fine linen fabric from Flanders. Manufactured on frames, which created a geometric or floral design, it was originally used only for table or bathroom linen. Commercial name of a synthetic fiber, elastic and opaque with a soft touch. Very used for hosiery and swimwear. Wool or cotton fabric finished with special finishes. Mixture of artificial and synthetic fibers for Designer Scarves, which similar to a felt but very thin and made rigid with finishes, produced expressly for reinforcement of clothes.
Particularly light woolen fabric for men’s and women’s summer dresses. Very fine cotton fabric, very robust and with the appearance reminiscent of suede. Resistant fabric with diagonal weave with tight, smooth and well-shaved structure. It can be made of natural fibers like wool and cotton or synthetic and can be of different weights. Widely used for making pants, skirts, Designer Scarves, raincoats.
Original name from Gaza in Syria, it is a light fabric in cotton, silk, wool. Transparent and thin, irregular and soft, with open and sparse texture. Also called tiger of America.