Maritime style - Patterns, whose colours traditional white and dark blue colours are orientated on maritime topics. Fragments of ancient sea charts, compass cards, seashells etc. are reflected again and again on the printed fabric.
Mondrian - Dutch painter whose work influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944). The look of his paintings is sometimes copied in textile printing.
Mosaic - A pattern constructed from small coloured pieces.
Military style - Prints which are inspired by military patterns, like Camouflage, flags, Stars and Stripes.
Mesh - Number of openings per inch in a screen. A 125 mesh screen has 125 openings per linear inch. There are several screens with 155, 165, 195 or 40 and 80 mesh for textile printing.
Methods of Printing - At present, there are five different methods in use for producing coloured patterns on cloth:
1. Hand block printing. ...more
2. Stenciling (not really a printing process applied by the Japanese)
3. Perrotine or block printing by machine (invented by Perrot of Rouen in 1834).
4. Engraved copperplate printing (first practiced by Bell in 1770)
5. Engraved roller-cylinder or machine printing (patented and applied by Bell in 1785)
Millefleurs - French name for "thousands of flowers". All-over pattern with very closely spread little flowers.
Mascioni - Fabric printing plant near Como - 21030 Cuvio, Verese, Italy.
Michel Graveur - Founded by Michel Panza in 1980, today approx. 150 employees, the largest French photoengraving company in Valsonne near Lyon, France.
Miroglio Group - Leading Italian textile manufacturer, also of fabric printing; among other places in Ravensburg, Germany.
Modedruck Gera - Fabric printing plant in Gera, Germany.
Mulhouse - City of textile industry in Alsace, France; its fabric and wallpaper museum is worth visiting.
Munich Fabric Start - Fabric fair in Munich, Germany.
Mulforter - Fabric printing plant in Duesseldorf-Mönchengladbach, Germany.
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