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What is "Mousseline" - Definition & Explanation

General term for crisp, lightweight, semi-opaque fabrics. May be made from a variety of fibers.
A general term for very fine, semi-opaque fabrics-finer than muslins-made of silk, wool or cotton.
A soft, thin silk fabric with a weave like muslin.

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