Definition of Marquisette

Fiber: Silk, cotton, rayon, synthetics.

Weave: Gauze or lino.

Characteristics: Very lightweight, open, sheer, mesh fabric. Wears very well and launders very well. Comes in white, solid colors and novelty effect. Sometimes with a swivel dot or clip spot (marquisette).

Uses: Window curtains, dressy dress wear, such as bridal parties or after 5 wear.

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