Mohair

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  • Mohair
    • Hair of  Angora goat form Texas, south Africa and Turkey
    • Shorn twice a year
    • staple fibres
    • soft, silky, luxury
    • good thermal insulator- 35% warmer than wool
    • durable and hard wearing
    • crease resistant
    • dyes well
    • dust- repellent
    • fire resistant
    • expensive> limited supply
    • blends
      • wool
      • cotton
      • silk
    • End uses
      • eveningwear
      • scarves
      • knitwear
      • worsted fabric for suiting

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