en ottoman de soie et bouclette

English translation: of ottoman silk and bouclette

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French term or phrase:en ottoman de soie et bouclette
English translation:of ottoman silk and bouclette
Entered by: Verginia Ophof

15:42 Apr 16, 2014
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Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
French term or phrase: en ottoman de soie et bouclette
Description from a catalog of a raincoat.

"Imperméable amovible en ottoman de soie et bouclette, double boutonnage et capuche."

Would this be a Raincoat with some kind of detachable insert?
Timothy Rake
United States
Local time: 12:39
of ottoman silk and bouclette
Explanation:
In the family of silky-faced, horizontally ribbed fabrics, ottoman has the largest ribs, larger and rounder than those of faille and bengaline. The plain weave fabric involves thicker and/or grouped weft yarns with more numerous and finer warp yarns that totally cover the weft. Ottoman can be made of silk, wool or manufactured fibers, with the filling (weft) often of cotton. The name comes from a luxurious silk fabric woven in Turkey beginning during the

Bouclette is the diminutive of bouclé (French for “buckled,” “ringed,” or “curled”) and features very small loops over the surface of the fabric. As with bouclé, it is usually made of wool, and its uses are similar.

weft-knitted terry
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Verginia Ophof
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Local time: 13:39
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of ottoman silk and bouclette


Explanation:
In the family of silky-faced, horizontally ribbed fabrics, ottoman has the largest ribs, larger and rounder than those of faille and bengaline. The plain weave fabric involves thicker and/or grouped weft yarns with more numerous and finer warp yarns that totally cover the weft. Ottoman can be made of silk, wool or manufactured fibers, with the filling (weft) often of cotton. The name comes from a luxurious silk fabric woven in Turkey beginning during the

Bouclette is the diminutive of bouclé (French for “buckled,” “ringed,” or “curled”) and features very small loops over the surface of the fabric. As with bouclé, it is usually made of wool, and its uses are similar.

weft-knitted terry


    Reference: http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais/ottoman/56837
    Reference: http://www.joelandsonfabrics.com/uk/3227
Verginia Ophof
Belize
Local time: 13:39
Native speaker of: English
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