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Consumer Flyer - Pulled Wool

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Pulled Wool

Wool is a splendid and revered luxury fiber for Oriental rugs, area rugs, carpeting, apparel and other textile furnishings. Typically, wool fiber and pile is durable, long lasting, and resilient, and has a pleasing luster, natural crimp and bulk. This prime quality wool is obtained from shearing live sheep, which removes the wool in first class condition. But this is not always the case with pulled wool, also referred to as "dead wool." From the outset of first production or manufacture, this wool is poor or bad quality and already weakened. Pulled wool enters the market in an already degraded or weakened form. It usually find its way into the pile of rugs and, to a lesser extent, carpet. When pulled wool is used in rugs, they wear prematurely, lose pile texture and yarn twist, and fade or lose color more rapidly than expected of good wool. The result is a rug or carpet that not only looks bad and worn, but responds poorly when cleaned by the professional wet cleaning process for rugs and carpet. This is not the fault of the cleaning per se, but a consequence of the original fiber selection...

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