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Duchesse

heavyweight silk fabric, highly lustrous on the face, with a smooth surface and somewhat stiff to the touch. In the warp eight-bond or twelve-bond satin weave. Some types are produced with a cotton weft. D. from natural silk is used for ladies' dresses, while d. from chemical silk is used for linings, decorative purposes and folk costumes.



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