A textile is any kind of woven, knitted, braided or tufted cloth, or a non-woven fabric. Textile also refers to the yarns, threads and wools that can be spun, woven, tufted, tied and otherwise used to manufacture cloth . The production of textiles is an ancient art, whose speed and scale of production has been
The word textile comes from the Latin term textilis ( “woven”, and the verb textere, “to weave”). Today the word textile is more generalized to refer to products made from fibers. A fiber is defined, in a very general way, as any product (capable of being woven or otherwise made into a fabric). It may