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Satin Cloth

Satin doll's undress gown, England, late seventeenth century. Satin doll's undress gown, England, late seventeenth century. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.846Q-1974.

Satin cloth is a type of woven material that has a glossy surface and a dull reverse. This effect is achieved through a satin weave.

Source: BURNHAM, Dorothy (1980). Warp and Weft: A Textile Technology, Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, p. 113.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 26th June 2016).

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