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What is "Marquisette" - Definition & Explanation

A fine lightweight open mesh fabric. Used for curtains, mosquito netting, trim for evening wear, or millinery.
Silk, cotton, rayon, or synthetic fibers in a gauze or lino weave that is a very lightweight, open, sheer, or mesh fabric. Wears very well and launders very well. Typically has a swivel dot or clip spot (marquisette).
A lightweight but strong fabric used to reinforce the center front of bras that prevents stretching an provides support.

Some other terms

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A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...
This is a fascinating technique whereinthe warp and weft threads are dyed inbeautiful colors before the fabricis woven.Thetechnique issounique and precisethateven if one thread fallsshort or is...
A loose, sleeved coat-like garment worn over an inner garment like the angarakha (q.v.), generally sumptuous and appropriate for ceremonial occasions. Of Turkish origin, the chogha was also known as...
A manufactured fiber derived from polyacrylonitrile. Its major properties include a soft, wool-like hand, machine washable and dryable, excellent color retention. Solution-dyed versions have...
A technique of altering yarns to make them fluff, curl, or crimp up to give them a bulked appearance. High bulk yarns are sometimes made by combining high shrinkage staple components with low...

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