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  • Henrietta

    Named in honor of Henrietta Marie, French Queen of England in 1624, wife of Charles I. Light-weight dress fabric similar to cashmere. Originally made with silk warp mostly in black. It differs from cashmere only in fineness and finish, being more lustrous. Uses: same as cashmere.    Weave—'twill.    Width, 36", 42", 44".
    Herringbone twill. Zigzag effect produced by alternating the direction of the twill.   Resembles the backbone of a herring.