Étamine

An open, plain weave fabric, étamine was originally used for sifting—the name was derived from the French word for sieve. It can be made of wool, cotton, manufactured fibers or blends. In wool it is more open in its weave than challis, and in cotton, more open than voile.

Uses: Dresses, nightwear, blouses, jackets, shirts, scarves

See also:
Challis
Voile


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