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horsehair

a. hair taken chiefly from the tail or mane of a horse, used in upholstery and for fabric, etc.
b. (as modifier): a horsehair mattress
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His golden eagle wing bustles are extended and wrapped with colored yarn in an elaborate step pattern that mimics his beadwork, the tips of the feathers are decorated with small tufts of white horsehair.
Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story is full of glitter and glamour, posh with materials ranging from woven horsehair and mink to Lucite.
A parlour of horsehair sofas, and sleek, shining, ice-cold chairs on which one sat as though in chapel.
Image Credit: The Washington Post Kauffman Mercantile's Beechwood Horsehair Table Brush Set ($39, kaufmann-mercantile.
Horsehair Himself), Rich Glauber (music in action), Savanna Coen (Eugene's teen queen of the blues), Walker T.
Twenty-one vividly colored masks made of leather, horsehair, wood and feathers bought at Monday's auction are being returned to the Hopis and three hood masks to the San Carlos Apaches.
Juvenile horsehair or gordiid worms (Nematomorpha) are parasites of terrestrial arthropods (often crickets and beetles) and, as adults, are free-living in freshwater sites including lakes, streams, and rivers.
Specific materials--paper, wire, horsehair, foil, photographs, bronzes, music become the elements used to convey the complexities of communication.
She revels in exceptional materials coming from all over the world such as silk, horsehair, leather, cashmere and gold or silver thread, which are then worked by craftsmen in Lyon, a repository of the expertise of yore.
The triple-layered asymmetrical tulle skirt featured Alencon lace and horsehair trim.
1 Reproduction (mid 1st century CE) Roman Gallic helmet made of 18-gauge steel with officer's crest in black and white horsehair.