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What is "Ecru" - Definition & Explanation

Descriptive Of Fibers, Yarns, Or Fabrics That Have Not Been Subjected To Processes Affecting Their Natural Color.
Cream or light yellow color or a neutral tan from natural, unbleached cotton, wool, or silk.
Silk thrown or woven while still in its natural gum-coated state.
Ecru describes the shade grayish-pale yellow or a light grayish-yellowish brown.
The colour of fibres, yarns, or fabrics that have not been subjected to processes affecting their natural colour.

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