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Philipdep

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chest canvas construction question
« on: September 02, 2018, 03:11:50 AM »
I was recently talking to someone about the construction of the chest canvas in both his camelhair (Harrisons of Edinburgh) and velvet (Holland and Sherry) topcoat. He said that the hymo in both are the same but in the camelhair, the chest pice only consists of a layer of wool fleece, and in the velvet it's just a layer of cotton moleskin. He says that neither have any horsehair or a second layer of canvas. Is there precedent for this kind of construction? It seems like it would lose shape after a while, or am I off-base on this one?

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Phil
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