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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Its coating, texture, and finish can incorporate glossy or matte finishes including Polish, Weave, and Bengaline. It can be used to create package designs as well as coordinating collateral items.
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.
Flocked bengaline dress, pounds 32, Miss Selfridge Chandelier earrings, pounds 12.50, Accessorize Black jersey dress, pounds 39, Littlewoods Gold pearl belt, pounds 19.99, Zara Gold and orange beaded cuff, pounds 12.50, Topshop Gemstone peep-toe shoes, pounds 99, Dune Spot mesh dress, pounds 30, Dorothy Perkins Studded dress, pounds 75, Topshop Studded bodice dress, pounds 75, Warehouse Coloured stone necklace, pounds 19.99, Zara Cocktail ring, pounds 10, River Island Black lace prom dress, pounds 99, Myleene @ Littlewoods
Tables were draped with apple-green bengaline cloths and overlaid with garden toile.
The attendants each wore hunter-green strapless gowns of bengaline taffeta, and carried hand-gathered amaryllis bouquets accented with beargrass.