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  • Alpaca
  • These accounts say that at the time of European arrival in the region of the Araucanía, local natives wore textiles made with camel's hair (alpaca and llamas), which they had made from the fur of these animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning with non-loom, twined cotton fabric, this textile tradition expanded to include alpaca and llama wool. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kuba
  • Although separated by time and geography, there are many parallels between the Kongo and Kuba textile traditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kongo and Kuba also share many geometric motifs, sacred signs, symbolic insignia, and types of textiles and prestige regalia, as well as techniques of fabrication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Weaving abstraction : Kuba textiles and the woven art of Central Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kuba textiles are unique in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire, for their elaboration and complexity of design and surface decoration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early 20th Century ethnographer Emil Torday acquired the oldest group of extant textiles from the Kuba tradition from the reigning king, Kot aPe. (wikipedia.org)
  • synthetic
  • The key difference among them is whether synthetic nanoparticles are integrated into the fibres or the textile, or are applied as a coating on the surface, and/or whether nanoparticles are added to the nanoscale fibres or coating. (nanowerk.com)
  • However, textiles and fibres can also be refined by means of nanoscale metal or polymer coatings, produced by immersion, spraying or plasma processes which do not contain synthetic nanoparticles. (nanowerk.com)
  • Azlon , synthetic textile fibre composed of protein material derived from natural sources. (britannica.com)
  • The use of 100% synthetic textiles has increased considerably since the development of textured yarns made of filaments, and the growing production of knit goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • The potential of nanotechnology in the development of new materials in the textile industry is considerable. (nanowerk.com)
  • Bangladesh's textile industry has been part of the trade versus aid debate. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012 the textile industry accounted for 45% of all industrial employment in the country yet only contributed 5% of the Bangladesh's total national income. (wikipedia.org)
  • After several building fires and collapses, resulting in the deaths of thousands of workers, the Bangladeshi textile industry and its buyers have faced criticism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The role of women is important in the debate as some argue that the textile industry has been an important means of economic security for women while others focus on the fact that women are disproportionately textile workers and thus are disproportionately victims of such accidents. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1947 to 1971 the textile industry, like most industries in East Pakistan , were largely owned by West Pakistanis. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the liberation, Bangladesh adopted export-oriented industrialization (EOI) by focusing on the textile and clothing industry , particularly the readymade garment (RMG) sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • The genesis of the modern chemical industry, which dwarfs the colorant sector and now manufactures products as diverse as plastics, pharmaceuticals, and drugs, lies in the attempts of mid-nineteenth-century chemists to prepare textile dyes and other colorants. (springer.com)
  • However, a more systematic approach to textile colorant research, principally led by the German dye industry, resulted in a better understanding of both chemistry and color-structure relationships. (springer.com)
  • The textile industry is the largest consumer of dyes and organic pigments. (springer.com)
  • Doubling is a textile industry term synonymous with combining. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the post-war period the magazine featured articles on developments in trade and industry, the introduction of new dyes, finishes and yarns, and the establishment of new organisations to promote fashion and textiles such as the Colour, Design and Style Centre in Manchester. (wikipedia.org)
  • The health and beauty industry is also taking advantage of these innovations, which range from drug-releasing medical textiles, to fabric with moisturizer, perfume, and anti-aging properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swifts are not used very much in the textile industry, but are used more by knitters and crocheters who buy their yarn in hank form. (wikipedia.org)
  • fabric
  • For other uses, see Fabric (disambiguation) and Textile (disambiguation) . (wikipedia.org)
  • The related words fabric and cloth are often used in textile assembly trades (such as tailoring and dressmaking ) as synonyms for textile . (wikipedia.org)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • fibres
  • A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres ( yarn or thread ). (wikipedia.org)
  • A textile is any material made of interlacing fibres, including carpeting and geotextiles . (wikipedia.org)
  • The discovery of dyed flax fibres in a cave in the Republic of Georgia dated to 34,000 BCE suggests textile-like materials were made even in prehistoric times. (wikipedia.org)
  • In textiles, a snag is created when a sharp or rough object pulls, plucks, scratches, or drags a group of fibres, yarn, or a yarn segment from its normal pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • dyes
  • Textile dyes are usually applied from solution although certain types may be present initially as a dispersion or applied from the vapor phase. (springer.com)
  • The mechanism by which dyes remain within a textile depends on the particular colorant type. (springer.com)
  • Some of the biggest-selling textile dyes are truly commodities, being produced in volumes of over 1,000 tonnes each year for supply at just a few dollars per kilogram or even less. (springer.com)
  • motifs
  • Textile weaving boasts a variety of motifs, such as guilloche interlace, which embroidery artists employed along with color, line and texture to yield varied compositions and visual effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • garments
  • In Bali, textiles are much more than just cloths from which garments are made. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • traditions
  • Against this backdrop, the author, Jaya Jailty , emphasises the need to acknowledge the beauty of Varanasi's textiles emerging out of age-old traditions and techniques. (exoticindiaart.com)
  • Balinese textiles are reflective of the historical traditions of Bali. (wikipedia.org)
  • particles
  • The scenario envisaged involves electronic components which have been reduced in size by means of nanotechnology being completely fused with the textile material resulting in that textile and non-textile components cannot be differentiated and "foreign particles" can no longer be seen or felt. (nanowerk.com)
  • Retention may rely on intermolecular forces operating between dye and fiber following adsorption onto and/or dissolution within the polymer, formation of covalent bonds between the dye and the fiber, or entrapment of colorant particles within the textile by deposition of an insoluble form of the dye. (springer.com)
  • production
  • The production of textiles is a craft whose speed and scale of production has been altered almost beyond recognition by industrialization and the introduction of modern manufacturing techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only 5% of textile factories are owned by foreign investors, with most of the production being controlled by local investors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amuzgo textile production and efforts at preservation are strongest in Xochistlahuaca, with the oldest and most complex designs mostly known only to the oldest weavers in this municipality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several types of raffia cloth are produced for different purposes, the most common form of which is a plain woven cloth that is used as the foundation for decorated textile production. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, 3D textiles are those with multiple layers or 3D shapes (in addition to the x and y axis, there is a z. (innovateuk.org)
  • However, information about manufacturing methods, the nanomaterials themselves and the quantities used, as well as the "life cycle" of the "nano-treated" textile for sale is largely unavailable to the consumer. (nanowerk.com)
  • Many questions remain unanswered, however, there is a need for considerably more research not only for product development but also into the usefulness and risks which nano-textiles give rise to. (nanowerk.com)
  • However, countries with big textile industries such as France and Italy took a hard line in implementing quotas stipulated for the two-and-half-year period. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • According to Gittinger in 1970, What is known about them comes entirely from records in the Museum fur Volkskunde Basel, however bebali textiles can be bought today in the Kumba Sari market in Denpasar. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, as per latest news, Tata Housing Development Company will get possession of a large area of land in the heart of Mumbai which has been in possession of the defunct National Textiles Corporation-run Tata Mills at Parel. (wikipedia.org)
  • materials
  • textiles are also used to provide strengthening in composite materials such as fibreglass and industrial geotextiles . (wikipedia.org)
  • The open questions have prompted the Swiss Textile Federation to undertake a joint project with the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) entitled "Nanosafe Textiles" and to initiate discussions on the topic. (nanowerk.com)
  • Table 1 gives an overview of the improved properties of textile materials that can be achieved using nanotechnology, including the type of nanomaterials used. (nanowerk.com)
  • Researchers are also investigating textile materials made from nanofibres which can act as a filter for pathogens (bacteria, viruses), toxic gasses, or poisonous or harmful substances in the air. (nanowerk.com)
  • Certain nanofibres can absorb a large amount of moisture, hence textile materials are also being studied for use in agriculture: soaked with pesticides, they could be planted together with seeds, rot at the end of the vegetation period and at the same time fertilize the ground. (nanowerk.com)
  • In certain instances, precursors are applied to textile materials to generate the colorant in situ within the textile. (springer.com)
  • The basic materials needed to construct e-textiles, conductive threads and fabrics have been around for over 1000 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • China and the European Union (EU) early this morning were still discussing an agreement to solve the problem concerning millions of items of China-made textile products being blocked in the ports of EU countries. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • African textiles were often made of animal hair and woven. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most textiles made in Amuzgo homes is still for family use, especially huipils. (wikipedia.org)
  • cloth
  • African textiles also have significance as historical documents, offering perspectives in cases where written historical accounts are unavailable: "History in Africa may be read, told and recorded in cloth. (wikipedia.org)
  • sensors
  • Electronic textiles are distinct from wearable computing because emphasis is placed on the seamless integration of textiles with electronic elements like microcontrollers, sensors, and actuators. (wikipedia.org)
  • embroidery
  • Textiles are used in many traditional crafts such as sewing , quilting and embroidery . (wikipedia.org)
  • Most textiles are a variation on rectangular or square pieces of woven palm leaf fiber enhanced by geometric designs executed in linear embroidery and other stitches, which are cut to form pile surfaces resembling velvet. (wikipedia.org)
  • processes
  • The present dossier therefore clarifies nano-textile manufacturing processes and application areas, and gives an overview about the potential effects on the environment and health. (nanowerk.com)
  • volumes
  • Research underway could lead to radical developments in the textiles recycling sector within the next few years, and result in significant volumes of textiles being diverted back into use as. (innovateuk.org)
  • material
  • Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material graphene. (innovateuk.org)
  • Textile colorants impart color to a textile material, usually with a high degree of permanency, as a result of their chemical binding or physical entrapment within or around the textile material. (springer.com)
  • The former substances are present in solution at some point during their application, whereas the latter colorants remain insoluble within any vehicle in which they are applied as well as within the textile material itself. (springer.com)
  • clothes
  • More than 30 Leicestershire textile businesses took part in an event looking at how to become more attractive to major clothes retailers. (innovateuk.org)
  • The impasse between China and the EU over the blocked textile products has left stores in EU countries short of seasonal clothes to sell. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • They dressed their dead in their best clothes and finest textiles for their funerals. (wikipedia.org)
  • elders
  • Knowledge of both weaving techniques and textile patterns particular to the locality were usually transmitted within the family, with mothers, grandmothers, and aunts teaching a girl the skills they had learned from their own elders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The slight sculptural relief, elaborate geometric designs and technical cohesiveness of the textiles indicate that they were created by highly skilled elders. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • Jayne Rouse, manager of Jobcentre Plus in Leicester, said: "We have a buoyant market with manufacturing on the increase, particularly in textiles and hosiery with people coming back from the Far. (innovateuk.org)
  • subtle
  • Our beloved hydrangeas are rendered in a soft watercolor effect brought to life with the subtle ribs and slubs of the textured ground textile. (donghia.com)
  • women
  • Women have traditionally created textiles in Maya society, and textiles were a significant form of ancient Maya art and religious beliefs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trama Textiles works directly with 17 weaving cooperatives, representing 400 women from five regions in the western highlands of Guatemala: Sololá, Huehuetenango, Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango and Quiché. (wikipedia.org)
  • initially
  • Initially named CENAT (Centro Nacional de Artesania Textile), in 1995 the name changed to ASOTRAMA (Asociación Trama) and, finally, TRAMA Textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initially the magazine included advertisements, editorial comment and illustrated fashion news on all aspects of international fashion and textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • design
  • In textile design, the Africans of the Kasai-Sankuru region do not project a composition as an integrated repetition of elements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently, Euro-American attitudes on this point were so fixed that they called a textile design a "repeat," and expected to find a unit of identical imagery repeated over the surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, e-textiles are also found in interior design. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • In clothing, snags can also occur in coarse textiles like sweaters, or in certain types of sport jerseys such as for soccer (football). (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Pick objects that represent different clothing & textile careers and have students guess them. (uen.org)
  • Occupational skin diseases in textile workers are related with their exposure to several products throughout the different stages of textile processing. (springer.com)
  • The book also present, linking them to different moments in the city's history, and makes a powerful case for rediscovering, preserving and patronizing these textile treasure that are inextricably bound to the ancient aura of the city. (exoticindiaart.com)
  • Smart textiles can be broken into two different categories: aesthetic and performance enhancing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smart
  • Smart textiles are one stitch closer to being a daily reality. (innovateuk.org)
  • Smart textiles are fabrics that have been developed with new technologies that provide added value to the wearer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Performance enhancing smart textiles are intended for use in athletic, extreme sports and military applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many smart clothing, wearable technology, and wearable computing projects involve the use of e-textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Kaitag textiles are an unusual embroidered textile art form from the Kaytagsky District of southwest Daghestan, Russia, inhabited mainly by Dargins and Kumyks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • A new report from Cientifica Research examines the markets for textile based wearable technologies, the companies producing them and the enabling technologies. (wikipedia.org)