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Looms (Major Motions or Actions) : These are shedding, picking, and beating-up. See Style Guide Gueridon-a small, elaborately carved stand or H [TOP] Didn Harvest -a narrow rectangular with hinged drop leaves Hepplewhite-an 18th-century English style originated by George Hepplewhite, and characterized by delicate forms in the neoclassic framework. Loom: A machine on which the weaving is done. Finishing: The process of dyeing, printing, etc.
Lisere: A jacquard fabric usually made with a taffeta or faille ground. It is also known as Antique Satin. Polyester: A man-made fiber, crisp and strong, excellent resistance to wear and sunlight. The effect is sometimes imitated in machine prints.
Looms (Major Motions or Actions) : These are shedding, picking, and beating-up. The designs vary from traditional to contemporary. 1918 to 1940. Boucle: Plain weave using plied or uneven yarns with loop surface, giving a rough appearance to the face of the.
It is also known as Antique Satin. Most like natural cotton in its appearance and physical properties. Its front is typically rounded or diagonal, and it rests on three or four feet. Fiber: Any tough substance, natural or man-made, composed of thread-like tissue capable of being made into yarn.
The is covered with wax. it is a cut pile fabric similar to regular velvet but with a higher pile. Yarn Dyeing-Yarn is dyed before it is woven into fabric. It can be dissolved for extrusion into fibers.
A solidified filament is called FIBROIN or SLIK. See Style Guide. Velvet: A pile fabric with a clipped nap. Shantung: A cousin lo Satin.
Boucle: Plain weave using plied or uneven yarns with loop surface, giving a rough appearance to the face of the. ribbed fabric woven with fine yarns in the warp, with heavier yarns in the filling. Now the weaving is done entirely by machine. Finishing: The process of dyeing, printing, etc.
It Herringbone: A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction. Upholstery: A polyvinyl chloride film with a fabric backing. Dovetailing is one variation Motion furniture-furniture containing a mechanism or mechanisms, such as reclining backs or extending footrests, which allow it to adjust to your body for increased comfort Mule chest-chest with drawers in the base; forerunner of the chest-of-drawers Muntons/Muntins/Muttons/Mutons-dividers over glass panels in windows and china cabinets N [TOP] Didn Neoclassic-Mid to late 18th century of architecture and decoration based on the ancient forms Greece and Rome. These compounds make up the skin which is bonded to a cotton backing.
Rayon: An economical man-made fiber, soft feeling, dyes well. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and produces a mottled effect. Nest of tables-a set of occasional tables that slide one beneath the other when not in use O [TOP] Didn Ogee-descriptive of an edge or foot consisting of two curves, the top convex and the bottom concave, forming an S-curve Ottoman-an upholstered footstool P [TOP] Didn Pad or club foot-a rounded foot that sits on a circular base; used in conjunction with cabriole legs on furniture Parquetry-geometric marquetry made from veneers of various woods Parsons leg-a long fully upholstered leg Pedestal desk-a flat desk, usually with a leather top, that stands on two banks of drawers Pedestal -a supported by a single central base Pediment-equivalent in Classical architecture of a gable; a triangular head or topping Pegged furniture-early joined furniture constructed by a system of slots and tenons, held together by dowels Pembroke -a small two-flap that stands on four legs Pencil-post bed-a bed with four slim posts; used alone or with a canopy Pie-crust top-an ornately carved decorative edge of a dished-top tripod or tea- Pilaster-a false column used for decorative purposes Platform base-three-or four-cornered flat bases supporting a central pedestal and standing on scrolled or paw feet Plywood-form of laminated wood with the grain of the alternate layers set at right angles Post-modernism-a reaction against Modernism that began during the 1950s and promoted the reintroduction of bright colors and decorative components R [TOP] Didn Rail-horizontal spats of a chair & tableware customized fitting back Reeding-decoration created by narrow, convex moldings in parallel strips and divided by grooves Rocaille-ornament style from the rococo period consisting of an abstract shell or leaf motif Rococo-decorative style that evolved in the early 18th century partly as a reaction to the Baroque; featured asymmetrical ornament and flamboyant scrollwork.