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The Lyon haute nouveauté fashion textile industry during World War Two: design making, exhibition and international diffusion

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...All translation from French by the author.Jacket and pleated skirt in red, white and blue, Lanvin, Modes et Travaux, May 1943, no. 527, with thanks to Dress History Collection, University of Brighton.A tragic year has passed in the most...

Natural and Manufactured Fibers

Ingrid Johnson

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Ingrid Johnson is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allen C. Cohen

Allen C. Cohen was Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ajoy K. Sarkar

Ajoy Sarkar teaches textile development and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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J.J. Pizzuto’s Fabric Science

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Objectives To know the classifications of textile fibers. To correlate fibers with their properties for end-use requirements. To recognize various trademarks, logos, and names used to market textile fibers. To understand the importance...

Textile Manufacture in Japan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The earliest textile survivals in Japan date to the seventh and eighth centuries. Chinese influences reached Japan in the early eighth century, and from that time on, fine colorful silks were woven for the imperial court in the Nishijin...

Raw Silk and Reeling

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Reeling is the process of unwinding the continuous filament from silkworm cocoons. The most commonly used silkworms are caterpillars of the Bombyx mori moth. They are raised on trays indoors and fed mulberry leaves. From egg to moth takes...

Manos de Uruguay: A Cooperative Umbrella

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...Uruguay, a small country on the southeastern coast of South America, has a population of just under four million. Its temperate climate and relatively thin soil make it perfect for sheep and cattle ranching; its principal exports are dairy...

Silk Weighting

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Silk has the capacity to absorb many times its own weight. If silk is passed through a succession of baths, it will absorb more dye and other substances with each dipping. One pound (one-half kilogram) may be increased to weigh more than...

Silk

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...Kraivuttinun/iStockSilk is a protein fiber produced by silkworms. As a silkworm develops into an adult, it feeds on leaves and then spins a cocoon from one continuous silk strand or filament, approximately 1,000 yards long.Textile Exchange...

Textiles

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Textile fabrics are conceived by the manufacturer in terms of their material composition and processes of production, but perceived by the consumer firstly in terms of appearance and handle. Both are deeply implicated in the economic...

Alpaca

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

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...acceleratorhams/iStockThe textile fiber obtained from alpaca is simply called “alpaca fiber.” There are two different breeds of alpacas: huacaya and suri. The main physical difference between the two is the fleece. Like wool from sheep...

Fiber Classification: Natural Fibers

Deborah E. Young

Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Reference SwatchesRecycled CottonOrganic Color-Grown CottonSea Island CottonFlaxRamieHempWoolCashmere/WoolCultivated SilkWild SilkSilk NoilDupioni Silk Overview: Natural and Manufactured Fibers Critical to the comprehensive understanding...