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  • Merino Sheep Essay

    The Merino Sheep mainly bred for its wool originated in Spain around the late 1700s. It was later introduced into Australia with its well developed wool. It was first brought to Australia by the first fleet, and later every sheep had been eaten for food and wool for multi purpose clothing, surprisingly one sheep was left that hadn't been eaten or killed. It possessed one of the finest and softest wools from the middle ages to now, it is widely used. As time went the merino sheep gradually became…

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  • Difference Between Duvets And Comforter

    that a person requires. The duvets do not usually math the other bedding and they are also sold separately from the covers of the duvets. The comforters do not come with a cover. Materials used: Both the duvets and the comforters can be filled with wool, silk, down or synthetic materials. The difference of the type of the filling determines the quality and warmth of the duvets. The duvets which are most famous are often constructed with the goose down and it can provide superior warmth in cold…

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  • Breeders Should Be Allowed To Make A Doe Essay

    Despite what people say on the internet, harvesting rabbit wool should not be harmful to the animal. The wool is cut off much like people get their hair cut. The animal might look a little weird after harvesting the wool but there should be no damage to the rabbit or its quality of life if the animal is shorn correctly. Other than being used for production, meat and wool rabbits can be used for showing as well. To compete with meat rabbits at a show, they would be entered in a meat pen. This…

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  • The Coast Salish Knitters: A Film Analysis

    Written and directed by Métis filmmaker Christine Welsh, The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters tells the story of Aboriginal women, who make Cowichan sweaters from hand rolled wool and who remain generally invisible to the world. Filmed in the southern Vancouver Island, it shows their cultural and their bravery from their past to the present. It demonstrates how those Aboriginal women are resourceful to keep their families alive and to keep their heritage. This movie shows several families…

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  • Analysis Of Shearing The Sheep

    • Rectangular painting, divided into top third roof and lower thirds is ground, the floor board. • Scene is set in daytime, in a building with brown pillars that has sheep with the wools being shaved. • The colours of the floor board and the sheep are consistently pale browns with their skin and shaved wool cream in colour; the rooftop of the building is dark, predominantly browns, with black lines between it for the right side of the roof top, and dark grey rectangular on the left side. • The…

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  • The Damage Of Pesticides In Museum Environments

    1.5 MUSEUMS AND PESTICIDE Museum collections are very susceptible to pest damage and pest control in museum environments is tricky. Damage can sometimes go unnoticed for years due to the gradual nature of the deterioration as well as the often-concealed storage of items. The damage caused can be irrevocable. However, sadly, so can the problems caused by the solution. Moreover, different government regulations have restricted the amount and the types of pesticides that institutions can actually…

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  • Summary Of Women's Work By Elizabeth Wayland Barber

    Clare Brown, a student of textile designs, describes wool made with asbestos as “cloth which could be immersed in fire and emerge, not only unburnt, but even cleansed. Such cloth is known to have been woven using fibres from the mineral asbestos”. This is important to Barber’s above statement about the discovery of wool because it correlated to and showed exactly how sustainable and useful wool could be. Upon learning to use wool, textile creations became more exciting and vivid, and simply…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Big Bad Wolf

    while. The wolf approached the first house made of wool. As he came closer the deer asked, "Who are you and what do you want?" Benard replied, " why my name is Benard my little deer friend. I was just wondering if I could stay in your home for a while." The little deer recognized Benard as the big bad wolf their mom said to stay away from. He said " No you are the mean old wolf from the forest. Find somewhere else!" The little deer then slammed his wool door. This upset the wolf and he let out a…

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  • Newton's Three Laws Of Motion Experiment

    Motion and conservation of energy before we attempted the drop. We created our apparatus by inserting an egg into two cups connected together. We included steel wool and cotton in the two cup to absorb some of the impact. Secondly, we wrapped the two cups with a thick layer of clay to create a softer impact. Lastly, we applied steel wool two both ends of the cups for added padding. Newton's first law of motion is, “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with…

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  • Pillow Protector Research Paper

    The pillow protector is considered as one of the most important bedding essential. The pillows are used in everyday life and the users it directly against the skin for at least 6-8 hours during the night. While the head is resting on the pillow the user is breathing whatever has been absorbed by the pillows. The pillows are also expensive and it is important to make sure that the pillows are kept clean because dirty pillows are not good for the health of the users. Make sure that the pillows are…

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