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12:22 Jul 27, 2005
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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Spanish term or phrase:urdimbre de ligamento / base
Description of a cloak (13th century)
"El tejido es de seda en tonos azul, crudo, rojo y amarillo e hilos dorados, y su ligamento es de taqueté, con la decoración formada de *bastas enlazadas en tafetán por una urdimbre de ligamento sobre el cruzamiento de la urdimbre de base y otras tramas*, dando como resultado un tejido de aspecto completamente tramado, mate y de contornos nítidos."
It seems clear to me except for the part between *asterisks*, and I am assuming that the key to this part lies in the meaning of "urdimbre de ligamento" and "urdimbre de base".
I queried this whole passage with the author, and the response was: "there are two warps", which did not thrown a great deal of light on the matter. I found the terms "binding warp" and "foundation warp" wandering lonely around the Ethernet, so I took them and put them in my translation.
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Explanation: European Corset Society - Material Guide -
... that these fabrics are constructed by interlacing warp and filling yarns in a
... As an extreme every warp thread may be raised or lowered individually. ... www.eucosy.org/uk/corset/fabrics/ - 19k
espero te sirva!
Pao Fresoli Argentina Local time: 08:15 Works in field Native speaker of: Spanish