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 Post subject: Bombazine
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:09 pm 
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Bombazine, or bombasine, is a fabric originally made of silk or silk and wool, and now also made of cotton and wool or of wool alone. Quality bombazine is made with a silk warp and a worsted weft. It is twilled or corded and used for dress-material. Black bombazine was once used largely for mourning wear, but the material had gone out of fashion by the beginning of the 20th century.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombazine

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