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What is "Doupioni" - Definition & Explanation

The irregular, uneven, rough silk taken from double cocoons or interlocked cocoons which are reeled together.
Fabrics with characteristic slubs made from doupioni silk or made to imitate doupioni silk.

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A warp knit fabric in which the fabric is formed by interlooping adjacent parallel yarns. The warp beam holds thousands of yards of yarns in a parallel arrangement, and these yarns are fed into the...

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