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What is "Mashru" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric woven of silk and cotton, the warp of one material and the weft of the other. Literally, 'that which is in accordance with the shara, Muslim holy law, which disapproves of an arel made of silk.
A warp-faced textile of mixed fabric, combining a silk (or now usually synthetic) warp and cotton weft. Usually striped with a silk-satin surface.
A medium weight wrap faced satin or twill fabric with silk wrap and cotton weft.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A dye with a distinctive blue color. The chemical compound that constitutes the indigo dye is called indigotin. Historically, indigo played an important role in many countries' economies because...
The term fur refers to the fine, soft body hair of non-human mammals. True fur comes from animals where the coat consists of short ground hair and long guard hair. Fur served as an important source...
A twilled woolen fabric with a tartan pattern; a fabric with a pattern of tartan or an imitation of tartan. A rectangular length of tartan worn over the left shoulder as part of the Scottish national...

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