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What is "Pannier" - Definition & Explanation

pannier an overskirt draped at the sides of a skirt for an effect of fullness.
Draping of the skirt on the side, similar to the classic peplum look, for an elegant, old fashioned appearance.

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Operations by which slivers (q.v.) are blended (or doubled), levelled and, by drafting (q.v.), reduced to the stage of roving (q.v.) (In the cotton industry, the term is applied exclusively to...
Hakama are a type of traditional Japanese clothing. Hakama cover the lower body and resemble a wide, pleated skirt. Hakama were originally worn only by men, but today they are worn (albeit slightly...
A tightly woven jacquard fabric with a warp effect in the figure which is raised to give a puffed appearance. The puff effect is created by several kinds of fillings', tension weaving of a linen: or...
Cut as an extension of the bodice, the dolman sleeve is designed without a socket for the shoulder, creating a deep, wide armhole that reaches from the waist to a narrowed wrist. Also called a...
The make up of the yarn content of any given fabric ( 60% cotton and 40% rayon). By regulation of the Federal Trade Commission, this information must be provided in all price lists. Fiber...

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