Mohair Sentence Examples
Rough woollen cloth and mohair are woven by the natives, who also make excellent fire-arms and other weapons.
There is a trade in yellow berries and mohair.
The products are chiefly cereals, fruits, opium, cotton, tobacco, wool, ordinary goat-hair and mohair, in which there is a large trade.
The chief exports are wheat, mealies, Kaffir corn, wool, mohair, horses and cattle.
Its chief exports are diamonds, live stock (cattle, horses and mules, sheep and goats), wool, mohair, coal, wheat and eggs.Advertisement
It was not until the introduction of cotton warps into the Bradford trade about 1836 that the true qualities of alpaca could be developed in the fabric. Where the cotton warp and mohair or alpaca weft plain-cloth came from is not known, but it was this simple yet ingenious structure which enabled Titus Salt, then a young Bradford manufacturer, to utilize alpaca successfully.
Angora is connected with Constantinople by railway, and exports wool, mohair, grain and yellow berries.
Mohair cloth is manufactured, and the town is noted for its honey and fruit.
Among other important productions of the Ottoman Empire are sesame, coleseed, castor oil, flax, hemp, aniseed, mohair, saffron, olive oil, gums, scammony and liquorice.
The chief exports, not all products of the province, are coal, wool, mohair, hides and skins, wattle bark, tea, sugar, fruits and jams. The import trade is of a most varied character, and a large proportion of the goods brought into the country are in transit to the Transvaal and Orange Free State, Natal affording, next to Delagoa Bay, the shortest route to the Rand.Advertisement
For weaving, the most valuable pieces are mohair taken from the angora and vicuna.
Silk is produced in large quantities in the vicinity of Brusa and Amasia, and mohair from the Angora goat all over the plateau.
Large numbers of sheep and Angora goats are reared on the plateau, and fair horses are bred on the Uzun Yaila; but no effort is made to improve the quality of the wool and mohair or the breed of horses.
Wool, mohair and ostrich feathers were the chief exports, the only mineral exported being copper (from the Namaqualand mines).
The exports are mainly the products of the eastern part of the Cape province, the most important being ostrich feathers, wool and mohair.Advertisement
The staple exports are diamonds, gold (from the Witwatersrand mines), wool, copper ore, ostrich feathers, mohair, hides and skins.
During his governorship the resources of the colony had been increased by the opening up of the copper mines in Little Namaqualand, the mohair wool industry had been established and Natal made a separate colony.
Some rooms have furry bedspreads or delicately embroidered covers, while others are piled with oversized mohair cushions.
But by 1730, he was back in Bury where he patented a machine for twisting and cording mohair and worsted.
The bears are British, probably Terry's, c.1912, golden mohair 13 " high.Advertisement
The hood and tonneau are in black mohair and a stainless steel exhaust system is fitted.
One of these trends is super kid mohair, a very special, extremely fine mohair yarn.
Market The market for Scottish mohair is large, taking into account the potential for import substitution.
A smooth, rich mohair yarn with glowing luster 50% mohair yarn with glowing luster 50% Mohair & 50% Acrylic.
This was a coarse fabric of silk, wool, or silk mixed with wool or mohair, often stiffened with gum.Advertisement
It is an agricultural country, depending for its prosperity on its grain, wool (average annual export, 4,400,000 lb), and the mohair obtained from the beautiful Angora goats (average annual clip, 3,300,000 lb).
In 1836 Mr (afterwards Sir) Titus Salt developed the alpaca manufacture in the town; mohair was shortly afterwards introduced; and the great works at Saltaire were opened (see Shipley).
Wool blends, flannels, mohair, and thicker cottons should keep you warmer and more comfortable.
The wigs of Victorian fashion dolls were made of either mohair or human hair.
For example, don't attempt to shave sweaters made from delicate fabrics like angora, cashmere, or mohair.
For instance, a queen size afghan uses roughly 11 skeins of three-ply yarn, which can run well over $100 if you use a more expensive fiber such as mohair or silk.
The principal exports are wool, mohair and copper ore, and imports are cotton and woollen goods, indigo, coffee, sugar, petroleum, &c.
The fur is not used in Great Britain, as formerly, and the greater quantity, known 'as mohair, is now imported for purposes of weaving.