bengaline


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bengaline

[′beŋ·gə‚lēn]
(textiles)
A warp-faced fabric with distinct, fully covered crosswise ribs that are formed by coarse filling.
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Anna, along with her parents and a number of family friends, attended the opening of the Kunstlerhaus exhibition in late October; she was observed wearing a tailored suit of steel-grey bengaline, the long sleeves that grazed her palms even further extended by a ruffed trim of Irish lace.
Tables were draped with apple-green bengaline cloths and overlaid with garden toile.
Flocked bengaline dress, pounds 32, Miss Selfridge Chandelier earrings, pounds 12.
The attendants each wore hunter-green strapless gowns of bengaline taffeta, and carried hand-gathered amaryllis bouquets accented with beargrass.