silk dupion


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  • Dupion (Double) — A silk trade term denoting a double cocoon formed by two or more silkworms …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • dupion — n. [F. doupion, double] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Lepidoptera, a double cocoon spun by two silkworms; the silk from such cocoons …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dupion — coarse silk Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dupion — [ dju:pɪən] noun a rough slubbed silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons. Origin C19 (in the sense double cocoon ): from Fr. doupion, from Ital. doppione, from doppio double …   English new terms dictionary

  • dupion — n. 1 a rough silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons. 2 an imitation of this with other fibres. Etymology: F doupion f. It. doppione f. doppio double …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dupionseide — gehört zu den Maulbeerseiden und weist eine etwas unregelmäßige Struktur auf. Die Bezeichnung Dupion leitet sich vom Italienischen duplicato ab und stammt daher, dass das Seidengarn aus den Kokons von zwei Seidenraupen gehaspelt wird, die sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • douppioni — /dooh pee oh nee/, n. an irregular silk thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons and producing a coarse yarn generally used in fabrics such as shantung or pongee. Also, doupion /dooh pee ohn /, doupioni, dupion, dupioni. [ < It doppione;… …   Universalium

  • Fabric and Cloth — This is a rather odd category, listing 269 names of kinds of fabric and cloth. There is an enormous variety in fabrics, with many different national, historical and regional varieties. It is interesting to note, however, that almost all of the… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Matow — Raw silk reeled from duppioni in the Canton district and mostly exported to India (see dupion) …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Tatsu Broche — Broche fabric with dupion or double cocoon silk weft …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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