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What is "Chiffon Velvet" - Definition & Explanation

Two different types
(1) Silk or manmade clear-pile fabric in many qualities.
(2) Similar to woolen broadcloth but lighter in weight, with fine, smooth hand.

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100% worsted. If it is just called tropical, it can be made up in any fiber or blends of wool and synthetics. It has a plain and open weave. The yarns are tightly twisted and woven to permit a free...
The process of conferring dimensional stability on fibres, yarns or fabrics, generally by means of moist or dry heat. NOTE: The operation of setting is applied to textile materials of all kinds but...

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