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What is "Camocas" - Definition & Explanation

Another largely historic fabric that was popular in the 14th and 15th centuries. It was a very beautiful fabric which was often stripped with gold or silver. It had a satin base and was diapered like fine linen.
silk cloth striped with gold and silver made in a castle in Palestine beginning in 12th century.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A plain, closely woven, inexpensive cloth, usually cotton or a cotton/manufactured fiber blend, characteristically having figured patterns on a white or contrasting background. Calico is typically...

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