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Antique

What does Antique mean?

In most cases it is a a finish achieved by means of sanding and washing, thereby yielding an aged look.

Style Terms explains Antique

Since ring spun is never without irregularities, it sometimes gives the a special, almost look.  It can also have a light appearance and is hence known to look antique-like.  Thus, the more uneven the , the more antique it is.

However, it is extremely rare for to (initially) have an antique look as it is raw in nature and completely .