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What is "Ombre" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to describe fabrics with a dyed, printed or woven design in which the colour is graduated from light to dark and often into stripes of varying shades.
Refers to a gradual change in shade from light to dark or from one color to another. May be done as a yarn dye or in printing.
A color effect woven into the fabric that has gradual changes in shade from light to dark, generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.
A fabric woven with shades of one color from light to dark in the warp, usually creating a striped effect.
Usually a multicolored stripe, with colors graduating from light to dark.
A French Term Meaning Shaded. It Is Used In Relation To Textiles (a) As An Adjective To Describe Fabrics With A Dyed, Printed, Or Woven Design In Which The Colour Is Graduated From Light To Dark And Often Into Stripes Of Varying Shades: And (b) As A Noun, Meaning (i) Shaded Or (ii) A Fabric With Shaded Design.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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