Kid mohair

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Angora goat Capra angorensis

Description

Hair from an angora goat that is less than two years old. The soft, silky hair is finer but less durable than mohair, which is obtained from an adult angora goat.

Synonyms and Related Terms

mohair (Esp.); mohair van een jong geitje (Ned)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • J.Gordon Cook, Handbook of Textile Fibres:I Natural Fibres, Merrow Publishing Co. , Durham, England, 1984
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998