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What is "Venetian" - Definition & Explanation

A warp faced, strong, heavy sateen with a high luster.
A fabric of worsted, wool worsted and wool and cotton in a satin weave, some in small repeat twill weaves with a clear finish. Has a very good lustre finish which resembles satin. Some has a slight nap. Wears well - similar cloth has worsted warp and woolen filling.

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