Fontana carefully hand-shaped his cut canvases after slicing them open, and lined them with a black backing cloth
; he wanted them palpable.
Four types of products - sack, hessian, carper backing cloth
and yarn-are produced in the jute mills.
As the largest manufacturer in the jute sector, BJMC produces from jute, the longest natural fibre in the world, mainly Hessian cloth, different types of Hessian bags, sack cloth, different types of jute bags, yarn, geo-jute, blankets, jute canvas, carpet backing cloth
, and so on.
Bangladesh has identified Australia and New Zealand as alternative markets to boost exports of its Carpet Backing Cloth
MREL currently produces jute hessian cloth and bags, jute sacking cloth, jute tubes, jute carpet backing cloth
, jute mats and floor covering, tarpaulin and canvas and hydrocarbon-free hessian cloth and jute bags.
These tapestries are a Herculean task as the stitching is dense and covers the entire backing cloth
. The smaller ones measure one and a half meters, while the large ones, worked by groups of women, are almost twice this size.
Materials needed: 1/2 yard of cloth, either 60 inches or 45 inches long 1/2 yard of backing cloth
, commonly cotton, plain color or calico patterns.
Syd said: "The coat of arms was drawn up by an artist then transferred on to a black backing cloth
to be embroidered.
After being mended, patched and a strong backing cloth
applied, it was taken to Turin, attracting vast crowds in the Counter-Reformation period.
Numerous balls of needlework wool and sheets of backing cloth
have already been used.
A firm called Novatec can fix your fabric on to a special backing cloth
and make a roller blind for you.