• 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)
  • According to art historian Vanessa Drake Moraga, "That Kuba embroiderers represented textile structures in their compositions underscores both the value of weaving to the culture and the prestige attached to women art. (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)
  • 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)
  • fabric
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • yarn
  • 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)
  • The yarn is then used to create textiles, which are then used to make clothing and many other products. (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)
  • fabrics
  • The four mills that, for several decades, produced and sold fabrics under the much reputed brand name of Tata Textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also included a regular monthly discussion on the present and future textile trade with features on dress, fashions, furnishing fabrics, carpets and household linen. (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)
  • Smart textiles are fabrics that have been developed with new technologies that provide added value to the wearer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The basic materials needed to construct e-textiles, conductive threads and fabrics have been around for over 1000 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mills
  • Tata Textile Mills was textile mills business of Tata group with head office at Bombay. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tata Mills at Parel was taken over by National Textile Corporation. (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)
  • So, by 1997, Tata Textile Mills would up business. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • exhibit
  • No matter the area of application, users expect technical textiles to exhibit high performance levels with respect to long lifetime, durability, strength and weight. (borealisgroup.com)
  • Review Gallery of Kaitag textiles Kaitag Embroideries, Textile Art from Daghestan, 2007 museum exhibit Daghestan's Kaitag Embroideries -- and Henri Matisse? (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)
  • driven
  • While there has been a revival of interest recently in natural textile colorants driven by perceptions of renewable sourcing and low environmental impact, they are not suited to industrial use and offer only a limited color gamut and display moderate levels of fastness at best. (springer.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)
  • 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)
  • conventional
  • A special stabilisation package added to our grades used in textile applications increases their long-term heat and UV stability by more than 100% when compared to conventional grades. (borealisgroup.com)
  • made
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Materials
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Production
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • geometric
  • 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)
  • fashion
  • International Textiles (later The Ambassador) was a British export magazine for textiles and fashion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initially the magazine included advertisements, editorial comment and illustrated fashion news on all aspects of international fashion and textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the end of the War this situation was formalised and from March 1946 the British magazine changed its title to The Ambassador, acting as the British export journal for textiles and fashion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technical textiles, fashion and entertainment will also be significant applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material graphene. (innovateuk.org)
  • In this edition of the Customised Research Bulletin, we present our views on the 'Textile' sector. (scribd.com)
  • This edition also features the interview of Ajay Srinivasan, Head - CRISIL Research who leads our textile research vertical. (scribd.com)
  • A new report from Cientifica Research examines the markets for textile based wearable technologies, the companies producing them and the enabling technologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • technical
  • The presence of gas fading-free additives in our grades used in technical textile applications eliminates the potential for any adverse reaction with nitrogen oxide in the atmosphere. (borealisgroup.com)
  • Going forward, growth will be led by relatively small but fast growing segments of the technical textile market such as meditech, sportech, geotech and oekotech (environment protection). (scribd.com)
  • arts
  • Women who excelled in the textile arts were highly honored for their :accomplishments and contributed economically and culturally to their kinship group. (wikipedia.org)
  • material
  • 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)
  • initially
  • 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)
  • Initially named CENAT (Centro Nacional de Artesania Textile), in 1995 the name changed to ASOTRAMA (Asociación Trama) and, finally, TRAMA 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)
  • 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)
  • They dressed their dead in their best clothes and finest textiles for their funerals. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Women have traditionally created textiles in Maya society, and textiles were a significant form of ancient Maya art and religious beliefs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • products
  • Future applications for e-textiles may be developed for sports and well-being products, and medical devices for patient monitoring. (wikipedia.org)
  • present
  • 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)
  • although
  • Foremost among the applications currently feasible are, in particular dirt and/or waterrepellent and antibacterial textiles and, although they are as yet produced on a very small scale, textiles which give UV radiation protection and so-called "Cosmeto-textiles" (e.g. ladies tights) with woven-in nano-capsules containing special body care substances. (nanowerk.com)
  • Textiles are an important part of Amuzgo culture and economy, although other handcrafts such as ceramics. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Style Name:Living Textiles Kayden 200 Thread Count Set Of 2 Fitted Crib Sheets. (shopstyle.com)
  • Bebali is the name usually ascribed to a small group of textiles that appear to have been completely sacred in function. (wikipedia.org)
  • One name the Amuzgo have for themselves is Tzjon non, especially in San Pedro Amuzgos, which means "people of the textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • László Moholy-Nagy became the Art Director of the magazine, dictated the total format of International Textiles and brought to bear his wide range of elementary graphic devices and their agile permutation to direct the reader's mind through forceful, clear, legible and fresh layouts. (wikipedia.org)
  • international
  • The impact of disease-causing free radicals on the human body may be reduced by wearing special high-tech textiles just a few hours a day, according to a recent international study. (innovateuk.org)
  • Visuals and identity for the campaign Textiles from Spain 2012 organized by AITPA to promote the Spanish textiles on international fairs. (behance.net)
  • Nevertheless his wide business contacts facilitated his establishment of Pallas Studio and helped him to launch International Textiles on 15 December 1933. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1933 the magazine International Textiles was set up in Amsterdam where it was published every two months. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the outbreak of the Second World War communications were severed between the Dutch and English offices and the two journals continued publication independently during the War, both using the title International Textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original magazine continued publication in the Netherlands under the title International Textiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • available
  • Bullet-proof vests containing carbon nanotubes (CNT) are also currently available, as are heat isolating and moisture-absorbent textiles. (nanowerk.com)
  • This textile is available in a beautiful, modern palette of colorways, and is perfect for traditional or eclectic interiors. (donghia.com)
  • 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)