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What is "Botanical" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 17-Jun-2024 (1 month, 3 days ago)
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Botanical
Referring to designs dominated by motifs depicting plant life.

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Weight of Cloth

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Acetate

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Sustainable Clothing

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