The soft, dense, light-brown woolly undercoat of the Arctic Musk Ox, used in making fabrics. The name comes from an Eskimo word meaning 'down'. It is lustrous, durable and free of oils.
- softer than cashmere
- stronger than sheep's wool
- does not shrink
- oil free
- can't be used for felting
A decorative pattern or print consisting of a symmetrical shape which forms the outline of four ornamental lobes, leaves, or overlapping circles of the same diameter. Used traditionally in art, architecture, heraldry and Christian symbolism.
A fabric padded, stuffed, or stitched to simulate the style of a quilt.