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What is "Marseilles" - Definition & Explanation

Named after it's city of origin in France. It is identified by its raised woven pattern. This double-faced textile has a quilted appearance that is very elegant. Usually found in white, but other colors can also be used.
A firm cotton fabric that is similar to piqué.

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