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What is "Chamoisette" - Definition & Explanation

A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called "glove silk" and often used in gloves.
Tissu de cotton gratté sur les deux faces, imitant la peau de chamois. chanvre "CA" fibre végétale extraite de l'écorce du "cannabis sativa".

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