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What is "Faux silk" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric of manufactured fiber, most commonly polyester, with good drape, luster and a soft hand to imitate silk.

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Two or more lengths of fabric that are woven side by side and subsequently separated from each other by cutting along lines formed by leaving one or more dents. NOTE: Fraying at the cut edges may...

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