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What is "Doupioni" - Definition & Explanation

The irregular, uneven, rough silk taken from double cocoons or interlocked cocoons which are reeled together.
Fabrics with characteristic slubs made from doupioni silk or made to imitate doupioni silk.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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