nettle (fiber)

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Materials Facet
  4. Materials (hierarchy name)
  5. materials (substances)
  6. [materials by form]
  7. [materials by physical form]
  8. [fiber and fiber by product]
  9. fiber
  10. natural fiber
  11. plant fiber
  12. nettle
Scope note
Fibers from plants of the nettle family, cultivated for centuries in Europe and Asia for making ropes and sails. Nettle fibers are light-color, soft, and strong They are used for twine, rope, canvas and sailcloth. Nettle fibers are also used as substitutes for flax and hemp.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024