The warp grain side is cut deeper than the weft side, and the bias is restrained. At true bias, stretch the fabric horizontally and force some of the fabric into the area of less stretchability. Each ripple has the same no. of yarns, weight, and degree of stretching.
GOLD AND GEM SET NECKLACE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY. The canetille work links highlighted at intervals with floral motifs set with oval foil backed garnets and cabochon turquoises, length approximately 430mm.