colored wool

colored wool

an inherited defect in sheep; tan or white; may be general or local, the latter producing badger face and spotted sheep.
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She never looked up; she stood submissive, her eyes fixed on a little basket of colored wools which hung on her arm.
The pool will be accepting white and naturally colored wool again this year.
It's a flat-weave dhurrie line that use a combination of thin, flexible cotton and thick, vibrantly colored wool.
When a rug is said to be "thread bare," it means wear and tear has worn down the colored wool pile, starting to expose the white foundation threads.
Though only a few works were actually woven--most prominently the four softly colored wool, silk, and cotton pieces, each of which is titled Untitled (Weave), 2012, and sealed behind glass in a wooden frame--it was as if the dim repetitive sound of the loom was beating in the background of the show.
The room was silent except for the odd crunching sound of long, barbed needles repeatedly plunging into balls of colored wool that were perched on top of white wool felt squares anchored on foam blocks.
Natural animal fibers: Crustacean fibers, colored wool (http://www.
Hamida carefully lines up colored wool thread and taps it down with a metal tool on a carpet loom at the orphanage.
One Miami rug, Pebbles, has rectangles of colored wool marching along a background of hemp, like bright-colored towels on a beach
The Fuzzy friends are two woolly sheep that are made by gluing five wooden parts together and then adding naturally colored wool fleece, ears, and a tail.
A keen integration of this sweeping education can be seen in Hicks's massive freestanding (or, just as often, suspended) strands of twisted, brightly colored wool and immeasurable quantities of linen and other fibers.
Recently, my fabric store had a good quality magenta colored wool crepe fabric for $3.