A tightly woven, ribbed fabric with a slightly lustrous surface, used in coats, dresses, suits, drapery and upholstery.
a heavy silk or rayon fabric with broad, round weft threads that produce a horizontal rib. Used for coats and trimmings.
A heavy, ribbed weave that can be made from natural or synthetic fibers
Available in cotton, silk, and synthetic yarns, it has a horizontal rib pattern, the stripes of which can be in different colors. It is hardwearing and suitable for upholstery.
Ottoman is a heavy, plain weave fabric with wide, flat crosswise ribs that are larger and higher than in faille. It sometimes comes with alternating narrow and wide ribs. When made of narrow ribs only, it is called soleil. Warp may be silk or manmade fiber; filling may be cotton, silk, wool, or manmade fiber. Used for dress coats, suits, and trimmings.
A tightly woven, plain-weave, ribbed fabric with a hard, slightly lustered surface. The ribbed effect is created by weaving a finer silk or manufactured warp yarn with a heavier filler yarn, usually made of cotton, wool, or waste yarn. In the construction, the heavier filler yarn is completely covered by the warp yarn, thus creating the ribbed effect.
a medium to heavy weight fabric with wide horizontal ribs . May be knit or woven. Used for women's apparel, upholstery, drapery.
heavy in weight - larger rib than both faille and bengaline. Very pronounced flat ribs in the filling direction. Ribs are made by a cotton, worsted, silk, or rayon filling which does not show on either the face or the back, because the warp covers the filling entirely. Is called Ottoman Cord or Ottoman rib when a warp rib is employed. Fabric is stiff and connot be gathered or shirred. Like other ribbed fabrics, it has a tendency to slip at the seams and crack, so it cannot be fitted too tightly. outercoat coat outerwear clothing for outdoor wear. outfit wearing apparel with accessories usually for a special occasion or activity
a warp-faced fabric showing a bold weft-way rib.
Heavy, large, filling rib yarns, often of cotton, wool, or waste yarn; covered in their entirety by silk or manufactured fiber warp yarns, characterize this fabric used for womenswear and coats.
Use of a stiff, heavy weight, warp rib (vertical running yarns) is referred to either as an Ottoman rib or Ottoman cord.
A warp-faced cloth with a fairly flat, bold, smooth, weft-way rib. Originally made from a silk warp and worsted weft. The heavier weight cloths are suitable for tailoring and may have a small fancy design included in the general weft-way rib effect.
natural or man-made fibers woven in a medium to heavy weight fabric with broad, round weft threads that produce a horizontal rib. Fine warp threads obscure the large, even or alternate size filling yarns.