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What is "Moquette" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 28-Apr-2024 (2 months, 22 days ago)
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Moquette
A firm double woven pile fabric used mainly for upholstery. Pile may be cut, uncut or partially cut.

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Batlk

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