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What is "Puff Sleeve" - Definition & Explanation

A full sleeve of varying lengths, created by generous gathering around the armhole.
Sleeve with gathered fullness at the shoulder and bottom edge.
A sleeve that puffs out from the shoulder and then is gathered at a band, to various lengths.

Some other terms

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Decorative strip above window: a narrow piece of fabric or board attached above a window for decoration and to hide the curtain rod. Early 20th century. Probably alteration of French palmette...
Cotton, and sometimes silk, in a Leno, gauze, knotted, or mesh weave. First made in France in 1834, it has a dull surfaced net with various sized holes. Has white or colored dots individually spaced...
Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...
(Dye-variant fibers) Fibers, natural, or man-made, so treated or modified in composition that their affinity for dyes becomes changed; ie, to be reserved, dye lighter, or dye darker than normal...

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