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Vintage Fashion Guild : Fabric Resource : Rayon, Viscose


Jul 8, 2012 ... Rayon is a generic name for a group of fabrics made from cellulose. Cellulose is a structural component of ... Fashion History. Fashion Timeline ...

History And Care of RAYON. - Meurice Garment Care


Dec 7, 2010 ... RAYON. As the oldest manmade fiber, Rayon has been in existence for over 100 years. Originally devised as a cheaper alternative to silk, ...

Rayon - Fashion History - LoveToKnow


Rayon, acetate, and lyocell are all regenerated cellulose fibers. They originate from chemical treatment of natural materials. The materials most often used are ...

rayon | textile fibre | Britannica.com


Jan 16, 2015 ... Developed in the late 19th century as a substitute for silk, rayon was the... ... Read; View History; Edit; Feedback. Alternative titles: artificial silk; ...

Rayon and its impact on the fashion industry at its introduction, 1910


Apr 30, 2012 ... Called artificial silk until 1924 when the name rayon was coined, rayon was ... the early history of rayon production and introduction to the public?

Fiber History - FabricLink :: Fabric Seminar


History of the principal natural fibers used in textiles for apparel and home fashion ... The first commercial production of rayon fiber in the United States was in ...

RAYON Fiber – Uses and Properties - Style2Designer.com


RAYON Fiber – Uses and Properties: Rayon is a man-made redeveloped cellulose fiber. Rayon is produced from naturally occurring polymers; it may be a really ...

Great Inventions: Rayon - findingDulcinea


Jun 29, 2010 ... FindingDulcinea explores the invention, history and uses of rayon and other artificial fibers.

Textile Insight: History of Viscose Rayon


Sep 16, 2014 ... History of Viscose Rayon. Viscose Rayon is the very first viable manufactured fiber and artificial silk fiber. In 1664, English naturalist Robert ...

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Viscose rayon - the oldest man made fiber - versatile fiber yarn


History. Rayon is the generic term for fiber (and the resulting yarn and fabric) manufactured of regenerated cellulose by any one of six processes. Its importance ...

Rayon History Types & Manufacturing Process - Textile Exchange


Manufacturing process of various types of rayon with its history and detail of difference in manufacturing process.

Fabrics - The History of Fabrics and Different Fibers - Inventors


The history of fabric - from cotton to vinyl fibers. ... Rayon was the first manufactured fiber developed, it made from wood or cotton pulp and was first known as ...

A Short History of Manufactured Fibers - FiberSource


History of manufactured fiber from the invention of artificial silk (rayon) to the wash and wear revolution of acrylic, polyester and microfiber.

Tuppence Ha'penny: A History of Synthetics: Rayon


Feb 7, 2011 ... I'm running a mini-series this week on synthetic fabrics. I originally intended a single post on "A brief history of synthetics", but as I researched it ...