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What is "Lamé" - Definition & Explanation

A woven fabric using flat silver or gold metal threads to create either the design or the background in the fabric.
Lamé is a type of brocaded clothing fabric with inwoven metal threads, typically of gold or silver, giving it a metallic sheen.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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