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PREFERRED TERM
Cordonnet  
DEFINITION
  • n. Used as a diminutive of " ", from the French. A thick silk thread or weak cord made from waste silk, mainly used for fringes, outlines of lacework, etc.
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • cabled yarn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • CIETA. Vocabulary of technical terms of fabrics (English, French, Italian, Spanish). Lyon: Centre  International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens, 1964; Burnham, Dorothy. Warp and Weft. A Textile Terminology. Royal Ontario Museum, 1980. Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Cordonnet

French

Cordonato

Italian

cordoné
Cordoncillo

Spanish

cableado
cordonet
URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/151
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