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What is "Tricotine" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric of worsted, wool, rayon, or blends with synthetics. It has a double twill rib on the face of the cloth with a very clear finish. It drapes well, and tailors easily and is medium in weight. It has exceptional wearing qualities and is very much like cavalry twill, but finer. It is in the same family as whipcords, coverts, and gabardines.
A woven fabric with a distinct steep double twill line. Used for trousers dresses, women's sportswear.

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