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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A heavy, poplin-like fabric with a crosswise rib obtained from coarse filling threads.  Bengaline originated in Bengal, India.  The durable fabric is usually made with a warp of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=silk silk] or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=rayon%20fiber rayon] and a filling of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=cotton cotton] or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=wool wool].  Bengaline is used for dresses, coats, ribbons, drapery, and upholstery.
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A heavy, poplin-like fabric with a crosswise rib obtained from coarse filling threads.  Bengaline originated in Bengal, India.  The durable fabric is usually made with a warp of [[silk]] or [[rayon%20fiber|Rayon]] and a filling of [[cotton]] or [[wool]].  Bengaline is used for dresses, coats, ribbons, drapery, and upholstery.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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tela bengalina (Esp.); zie Bengaline (Ned)
 
tela bengalina (Esp.); zie Bengaline (Ned)
  
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
 
* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990

Latest revision as of 12:49, 23 October 2020

Bengaline dress
MFA# 50.3406

Description

A heavy, poplin-like fabric with a crosswise rib obtained from coarse filling threads. Bengaline originated in Bengal, India. The durable fabric is usually made with a warp of Silk or Rayon and a filling of Cotton or Wool. Bengaline is used for dresses, coats, ribbons, drapery, and upholstery.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tela bengalina (Esp.); zie Bengaline (Ned)

Resources and Citations

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
  • Marjory L. Joseph, Introductory Textile Science, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Fort Worth, TX, 1986
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937

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