Marquisette


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Marquisette

 

a light, thin, sheer cotton or silk fabric of leno weave made with a very thin twisted yarn. It is usually printed (with a design); less often it is white or of a solid color. Cotton marquisette is mercerized, which gives it a silkiness and luster. Summer dresses, blouses, and women’s underwear are among the items made from marquisette.

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