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mohair,

hair of the Angora goat or a large group of fabrics made from it, either wholly or in combination with wool, silk, or cotton. The Angora goat, native of Asia Minor for 2,000 years, is bred in other lands, e.g., the SW United States and South Africa. Mohair is cool, firm, and resistant to dust and moisture. The fiber is especially valuable in the manufacture of sweaters, upholstery plushes, heavy cloaking, and "fur" cloths such as astrakhan.

mohair

[′mō‚her]
(textiles)
A sleek, lustrous fabric made of angora goat fibers.

mohair

1. the long soft silky hair that makes up the outer coat of the Angora goat
2. 
a. a fabric made from the yarn of this hair and cotton or wool
b. (as modifier): a mohair suit
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A Highgrove Enterprises spokesperson said: "We will no longer be selling products manufactured using mohair once current stocks have sold out."
La validacion se realizo de forma similar al del mohair, pero en este caso se consideraron cuatro submuestras de cada uno de las seis muestras lavadas de fibras de vicunas, cuyas medias de diametro habian sido estimadas mediante el Laserscan.
According to the Managing Director of La Mohair, Ms Lansa Primmer, the companys participation in the mission is part of efforts to expand their export market to Russia as their products are already exported to several Scandinavian countries.
* 5 (5, 6, 7, 8) skeins Worsted Weight by Red Barn Yarn, 85% wool, 15% mohair (190 yds/113g) in color Ceylon (A)
In earlier times, mohair was used primarily in textiles that were required to be highly durable.
Others looked like they should be posed next to a Greek Goddess in a sculpture or painting, because of their long, lustrous, wavy locks of mohair. Literally every picture I saw of them was more beautiful than the one before.
PINK: Mohair coat PS399, metallic dress PS250, both Jaeger London (0845 521 0495/www.jaeger.co.uk) 3.
“It's a great way to inform fellow knitwear fashion producers about PAN and our mission, which is to provide high-quality mohair, and other natural fibers, from fleece to fashion.”
These activities will include medical check-ups for the park visitors, who will also receive health advice about healthy fasting, while dates will be distributed for free to all visitors, Director of public parks Ahmed Saif Al Mohair said.
Crafted from fine mohair, creations by Munich-based Herman-Spielwaren are among the highest quality, say collectors.