camel hair


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camel hair

[′kam·əl ‚her]
(textiles)
A fine, natural textile fiber obtained from the bactrian camel.
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Khatta Weaving is the making of rich traditional rugs with goat hair, camel hair and mixed yarn in Baluchistan Province.
Luxuriate in the elegance of this classic camel hair blanket.
Camel hide was used to make bags, while tents and rugs were woven from camel hair.
The UN Organization on January 22 officially launched International Year of Natural Fibres (IYNF) 2009 to celebrate the virtues of cotton, flax, sisal and hemp, but also of wool, alpaca, camel hair and angora, the report added.
she was beautiful in her camel hair coat that seemed like the autumn
Wool and goat hair, particularly from the Kashmir goat, is a common pile material, although camel hair was also used extensively.
The Real Madrid star was seriously dressed to combat the cold in a snappy camel hair coat, but Victoria's outfit looked like it was designed purely to keep her plum puddings warm.
I always thought people who collect bizarre stuff like matchboxes and used camel hair a little strange.
Previous working regulations were very specific, to say the least - the Wool, Goat Hair and Camel Hair Regulations of 1905 and the Gut Scraping and Tripe Dressing Welfare order of 1920 are good examples.
A large crowd is gathered to hear this strange man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt, eating locusts and honey, in order to confess their sins and to be baptized.
Blankets in new blends, which may incorporate camel hair or linen and wool/silk mixes along with special finishing processes, are now softer to the touch than ever before.