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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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All its edges were finished with a roll of white horsehair tubing and it had a long train.
Next came the somewhat tricky and time consuming business of making small horse hair bunches for ornamenting the rosette and the lower edge of the 'keyhole.' I left a 1/4 inch of extra rawhide around the rosette and along the lower edge of the ornament for sewing down the horsehair bunches.
But the bigger talk of boxing world is Maidana's custom-made glove by Everlast with horsehair filling, which Mayweather's camp complained for not having enough padding in the knuckle area.
A patch of plaster has fallen from the wall and the horsehair shows through.
Judge Seamus Hughes asked: "Was this blanket made of horsehair? Did the defendant consume it all?" Baskin was also ordered to abstain from alcohol and remain sober at all times.
Pathetic Fallacy (the title comes from John Ruskin's dismissal of the assignment of emotion to nature) is a cardboard form riddled with piercings that sprout long tufts of horsehair. The hair both honors and rebuffs Ruskin's idea, allowing us to identify the otherwise abstractly elephantine form as a woolly mammoth but also, more subtly, conspiring with the work's crumpled look to generate unexpected pathos and humor.
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Another old technique is the use of horsehair in plaster.
Real horsehair or synthetic fibre is preferred to create a flowing mane and tail.
The company announce it is their most successful catalogue ever, and celebrate the boom in sales of horsehair sofas.
The 33-artist show, curated by Susan Markley, includes buckaroo gear in leather, steel, horsehair, felt, silver and gold, along with sculpture, painting and photography depicting ranch life.