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Cap Panel
The focal part of the interior which fills the inside of the crown, sometimes bordered by the roll (cove); may be referred to as the panel.
Full Couch
no transverse cut
Half Couch
head panel is raised with ogee hinged to fold out to display interior of casket
Head Panel
a component part of the casket interior which is inside the head portion of the cap; no distinction is made between the head panel and foot panel in full couch caskets
Foot Panel
A component part of the casket interior which is inside the foot portion of the cap.
Inner Panel(S)
Functional or ornamental covering that usually covers the foot end of the casket in the full couch casket-may be located at both the head and foot of the full couch casket
Roll, Cove, Puffing
A component part of the casket interior which lines the rim (ogee) and surrounds the cap panel.
Gimp
a strip of metal, plastic or cloth that is attached to the inside of the panel, covering the area at which point the roll is anchored
Throw, Overthrow, Overlay
the aesthetic covering for the foot cap or inner foot panel of the casket
Apron
The lining attached to the under surface of the foot panel of the casket and/or component part of the throw which extends downward into the body of the casket.
Extend over
The portion of the casket interior that extends over the top body molding for the aesthetic value
Bed
The portion of the casket upon which the deceased human remains are placed. May be stationary or adjustable.
Mattress Cover
Interior cloth or material which covers the mattress or bedding of the casket.
Body Lining
Material that drapes the inside perimeter of the body of the casket.
Hinge Cover
that portion of the casket interior covering that hinges that attach the casket cap to the casket body
Pillow
Clothe bag filled with soft material used to support the head of the deceased.
Blanket
Piece of fabric used to cover the body of the deceased, especially the lower legs and feet when displayed in a full open casket.
Shirred, Crushed, Tufted, Tailored, Semi-Tailored, Specialty head panels
What are the six styles of casket interiors?
Shirred
A style of casket interior in which the material is drawn or gathered in parallel fashion in a particular sewing process-multiple needles, usually 7-9
Crushed
A form of casket interior created by placing the lining material on a metal form, weights added, the material steamed and then attached to a suitable upholstery (backing) material
Tufted
A style of casket interior created by placing a padding material between a lining material and a backing material, with subsequent stitches taken, forming small raised puffs, carriage tufting and biscuit tufting are the two most common types used in caskets.
Tailored
A tightly drawn form of casket interior style-no wrinkles.
semi-tailored
a combination of a tailored interior with one or more other styles of interior, for effect.
Specialty Head Panelt
A unique design is created in the head panel.
Crepe, Satin, Velvet, Linen, Linen Weave, Twill Weave
What lining materials are used in casket construction?
Crepe
A thin crinkled cloth of silk, rayon, cotton or wool (less expensive)
Satin
A fabric woven to create a smooth lustrous face and dull back.
Velvet
A fabric of silk, cotton, and possibly rayon with a nap-more expensive
Linen
A fabric made from flax, noted for its strength, coolness and luster
Linen Weave
A fabric woven to look like linen used as a casket lining material.
Twill Weave
A textile weave in which threads are crossed over one another to give an appearance of diagonal lines
Fiberboard (cardboard), Masselin (Pressed paper), plastic
What backing materials are used in casket construction?
Cotton, Polyethylene foam, Shredded paper, Spun polyester & Excelsior or wood wool.
What padding materials are used in casket constructions?
Wood, Metal, Fiberglass & Polymer
Casket exteriors
Unfinished, Natural finish, Painted, Laminate & Cloth covered
What are the 5 types of wood casket exteriors?
Unfinished
This type of casket exterior has no stain or protective varnish-found on Jewish Arons.
Natural finish
This type of casket exterior may be stained or unstained with an outer protective coating of varnish or polyurethane.
Polished (gloss), Semi-Gloss, Flat (Matte) & Satin
What are the four types of finishes for the natural finish caskets?
Laminate
This type of casket exterior is made by uniting superimposed layers of different materials.
Broad Cloth, Doeskin, & Plush
What are the 3 types of covering materials used in the construction of cloth covered caskets?