“Natural fibres are greatly elongated substances produced by plants and animals that can be spun into filaments, thread or rope. Woven, knitted, matted or bonded, they form fabrics that are essential to society.

Like agriculture, textiles have been a fundamental part of human life since the dawn of Continue reading “Natural fibres Ancient fabrics, high-tech geotextiles Profiles of 15 of the world’s major plant and animal fibres – many of them fundamental to human society since the dawn of civilization”

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