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What is "Armure" - Definition & Explanation

It is a fabric constructed with warp rib weave and is suitable as a dress fabric.
Cotton, silk, wool, rayon, synthetics, and blends. The weave can be plain, twill, or rib, background often has a small design either jacquard or dobby made with warp floats on surface giving a raised effect. Design is often in two colors and raised. The name was derived from original fabric which was woven with a small interlaced design of chain armor and used for military equipment during the Crusades. Often used in elegant evening gowns, draperies, or upholstery.

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