Bast Fiber -Textile Terms Dictionary - All Fiber Arts
|Bast Fiber - Common textile terms and their meaning**|
|Bast fibers are a group of fibers that are obtained from the stems of certain tall plants and used for clothing, rope and paper-making.|
Examples of bast fibers include: flax (linen), hemp, jute, kenaf, ramie (China grass) nettles, abaca, musa.
trans: lubjanoe volokno; lyko
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