[Tassinari and Chatel, France] A brand name for a sheer, lightweight, open weave Silk fabric. Crepeline is used as a support backing or for covering fragile textiles. In recent years, it has been superseded with Stabiltex polyester fabric for many applications.
Synonyms and Related Terms
crepelina (Esp.); crêpeline van zijde of van polyester (Stabiltex) (Ned);
Resources and Citations
- Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
- Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998