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canvas

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Closely woven textile made in various weights, usually of flax, hemp, jute, or cotton, used especially for sails, tarpaulins, awnings, upholstery, and as a support for oil painting. Also used for a loosely woven, latticelike mesh made of similar material, used as a needlepoint foundation.

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canvass

doek

toile

Nessel

Leinwand

tela

duk

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burlap

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