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What is "Dupatta" - Definition & Explanation

Veil-cloth worn by women, draped loosely around the upper part of the body.
Long rectangular scarf that is often part of shalwar kameez outfits. Can be wrapped like a shayla.

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The treatment of textile materials in aqueous or other solutions in order to remove natural fats, waxes, proteins and other constituents, as well as dirt, oil and other impurities. NOTE: The...
Made from linen or cotton with a dobby or basket weave. It is strong. Rough in the surface finish but finer, shinier than cotton huckaback. Has variation in weaves but most have small squares on the...
This is usually an outdoor chair made of wood slats. The back and seat are slanted as it was orginally designed to sit on a steep mountain incline. It was invented by Thomas Lee in 1903. For free...
A needlepoint lace on a fine net background. Characterized by a heavy thread (cordonnet) outlining the design. Although usually machine made, there are instances where the cordonnet is inserted/done...
Similar to shantung, this textured fabric is recognized by irregular-sized, thick fibers woven into the base fabric. Fibers that create the texture, are thicker and heavier than those used in...

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