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Definition of Duchesse


US English version



Weave: Satin.

Characteristics: This form of satin has a wonderful lustre and a smooth feel. Its thread count is very high. An 8-12 shaft satin. Very fine yarns are used, particularly in the warp with more ends/inch than picks. The material is strong, has a high lustre, and texture, and it is firm. Usually 91.5cm (36") wide. Characterised by grainy twill on back.

Uses: Women's wear.



Derivation:

Definition of Duchesse


UK English version



Weave: Satin.

Characteristics: This form of satin has a wonderful luster and a smooth feel. Its thread count is very high. An 8-12 shaft satin. Very fine yarns are used, particularly in the warp with more ends/inch than picks. The material is strong, has a high luster, and texture, and it is firm. Usually 91.5cm (36") wide. Characterized by grainy twill on back.

Uses: Women's wear.



Derivation:



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