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What is "Ratine" - Definition & Explanation
A plain weave, loosely constructed fabric with a rough, nubby texture resulting from the use of ratine yarn, a knotted, curly, plied yarn. Used for drapery, dresses and women's sportswear.
Originated in Italy but is a French word that means rough. This fiber has an uneven, pebbled surface. It comes in solid colors and prints and is usually made from silk, cotton or wool.
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Some more terms:
Basque waist (V waist)
Basque waist(V-waist) - This dropped waist starts at or just below the natural waistline, and dips in the center creating a "V"...

Disturbed Place
An area where the weave of the fabric has been disarranged, without damage to the...

Spray print
Color is applied to the fabric by spraying dye on the surface with a compressed air gun. Multiple colors maybe applied by using a different stencil for each color. Ombre or tie dye effects may be...

Rib
Any fabric with a cord or ridge...

Moire/Watermarked
A corded fabric, usually made from silk or one of the manufactured fibers, which has a distinctive water-marked wavy pattern on the face of the fabric where bright-and-dim effects are....

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