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Clip spot (clip-spot, clip-dot, spot-dot) is a weaving technique that involves extra weft yarns, usually of a contrasting fiber and/or color from the plain ground. The extra yarns are woven into the ground in a generally small pattern. Later the floats, carried on the back of the fabric, are clipped. The surface will appear to be embroidered, and the back will show these cut ends. Clip spot may also be made with extra yarns in the warp instead of the weft.
This is one method for making dotted Swiss, called American type.
Clip spot, face (with dobby weave diamond pattern)
Clip spot, reverse