Japanese crepe

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Description

A textured cotton textile made with crepe twist filling yarns. Exported from Japan, this lightweight crepe fabric was popular for dresses and summer kimonos.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996

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