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A narrow trimming made by a variety of techniques such as tablet weaving or braiding. It comes in a variety of fibers and weights, but is heavier than ribbon and flatter than cord.

This term has 2 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

trimming (material)

Narrower Terms used

gold braid


11yrs ago

Connected records

Fan case


Maker: Unknown

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