A soft and delicate woolen, or woolen and silk, fabric, for ladies' dresses.
High-quality, lightweight, especially soft fabric made with tightly spun worsted yarns and a plain weave, although sometimes a twill weave is used. Originally printed with small floral designs, now also made in plain colors and dark all-over prints. Used for scarves, blouses, and dresses.
(shal' E): a soft, lightweight, usually printed fabric of wool, cotton, etc; sometimes referred to as nun's-veiling, see below
A lightweight woven fabric, usually with a small floral design, often used for pajamas, dresses, and blouses.
plain weave fabric known for softness and drapability
A very soft, supple lightweight, plain weave fabric made of cotton, wool, rayon or blends.
A very soft fabric made of cotton, rayon or wool.
Challis is a lightweight, spun yarn, plain weave, balanced fabric with a soft finish. It can be made of any staple fiber or blend of fibers.
a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed)
One of the softest fabrics made, named from the Anglo-Indian term shalee meaning soft. It is a fine, lightweight, plain weave fabric, usually made of worsted yarns. This fabric may also be referred to as challie.
A lightweight, soft, firmly woven fabric, usually wool, cotton or a synthetic, especially rayon. It can be a solid color, or traditionally printed as a vivid floral on a dark ground or with a paisley pattern.
A lightweight plain-weave fabric, made from cotton or wool, usually with a printed design.
A lightweight, soft plain weave fabric with a slightly brushed surface. The fabric is often printed, usually in a floral pattern. Challis is most often seen in fabrics made of cotton, wool, or rayon.
A soft, light-weight worsted currently popular as tie fabric. Originated in England in the 1830's.
a soft, lightweight, plain weave fabric with good drape. Often used for printed dresses and skirts. Most commonly wool or rayon but may be of cotton or other spun fibers.