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What is "Half Damask" - Definition & Explanation

A damask fabric made with silk warp and cotton or wool weft.

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A plain weave fabric with a warp yarn of one color alternating with a warp yarn of white or a second color. Often the weft yarns alternate with the same 2 colors forming a mini check design. Used...
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