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What is "Cassimere" - Definition & Explanation

Not to be confused with cashmere. Cassimere is twill weave worsted suiting pattern usually made of wool or worsted fibers. inish is somewhat lustrous. Not a fine quality fabric but rather an average quality cloth.
Compact twill weave of cotton or worsted warp andwoolen orworsted filling.Light- to medium weight,harsh hand, somewhat lustrous. Sometimesclassed asserge with a pattern.

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