Definition of Foulard

Fiber: Silk, rayon, very fine cotton, very fine worsted.

Weave: Twill, 2 up 2 down.

Characteristics: Very soft, light fabric. Noted for its soft finish and feel. It is usually printed with small figures on a dark or light background. Similar to Surah and Tie Silk, but finer. Was originally imported from India.

Uses: Dresses, robes, scarves, and neckwear of all kinds. First made for the handkerchief trade.

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