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Cashmere

soft, gently flowing, lightweight woollen fabric, with a dull lustre and typically slanted ribbing, which is formed by a three-bond weft twill weave. Produced from fine worsted yarns and is generally printed. Used for ladies' dresses, shawls and scarves. The name is derived from cashmere wool, from the the downy hair of which this type of fabric was originally produced.



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