Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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grosgrain

A firm, plain-weave fabric. generally with a silk or rayon warp and a heavy cotton filling that forms pronounced cross ribs. It is sometimes used as a covering material for books. (25 )




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