A cotton fabric or carpet that has a faint striped appearance. The stripes are formed with warp yarns in light, medium, and dark shades of the same color. Jasp fabric is used for drapery and upholstery.
Synonyms and Related Terms
jaspe (sp); jasp; jasper; jaspeado (Esp.); gejasperd (weefsel) (Ned.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
- Random House, Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996