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What is "Henrietta" - Definition & Explanation

A twill originally consisting of worsted filling and silk warp. Today, it can be found in a variety of blends. It has excellent drapability. Its weight and quality vary with fibers, however, when created with silk and wool it is lustrous and soft. Often used for dress goods.

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