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What is "Watercolor" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to designs that are characterized by soft gradations and soft shadings of color suggestive of semi-opaque watercolor paintings.

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Fustian is a term for a variety of heavy twilled woven cotton fabrics, chiefly prepared for menswear. Usually dyed in a dark shade. Declined in popularity from 1813, being replaced by harder wearing...
A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...
A silk muslin that is sheer, open, and lightweight. It is something like chiffon but with a crisp finish produced by sizing. It does not wear well and it does not launder. Used in evening wear, and...
Dyes that are made from mineral, vegetable (plant) or animal; otherwise obtained from natural sources. The most common types include Indigo, Cochineal, Lac, Logwood, Madder, Munjeet, Catechu,...
The term fur refers to the fine, soft body hair of non-human mammals. True fur comes from animals where the coat consists of short ground hair and long guard hair. Fur served as an important source...

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