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What is "Canton Crepe" - Definition & Explanation

Generally silk or rayon fabric of crepe weave with heavyfilling and finer warpproviding a pebbly surface. Heavierthan crepe decline. Durable, drapeswell. Used chieflyfor dresses.
A soft thick crinkled dress crepe; heavier than crepe de Chine

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