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What is "Iridescent" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric with a changeable color effect depending on the angle of view and lighting. It is usually the result of weaving with one color in the warp and another in the weft.
Fabric With A Changeable Color Effect Depending On The Angle Of View And Lighting. It Is Usually The Result Of Weaving With One Color In The Warp And Another In The Weft.
A descriptive term that defines fabric that appears to move and change in rainbow colors depending on the angle at which it is seen.
A color effect created by weaving warp ends of one color and a weft of another color. The taffeta weave creates the best iridescent effects.

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