(also dupioni /ˌdo͞opēˈōnē/ or silk dupion)
Definition of dupion in English:
1A rough slubbed silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons.
- The bag body is a beautiful floral printed linen and the pleat is melon pink silk dupion.
- The ensemble was in deep red silk dupion with kantha, aariwork and crystal embellishments.
- Other fabrics used include Khadi blended with modal, Lycra blended with dupion or raw silk, a finer version of Noil silk, which reduces the piling effect of a fabric which otherwise drapes well.
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