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What is "Besom Pockets" - Definition & Explanation

A pocket sewn inside the garment with access through a welted slit-type opening.
Besom Pockets - A pocket sewn inside the garment with access through a welted slit-type opening.
Self fabric or satin strip on top of pocket. Double besom is two strips, one over pocket opening and one on top of pocket
Flat-front pockets with no outward flap. Trimmed in satin, besom pockets are usually kept sewn shut, and are for aesthetic purposes only.

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