Monday, May 10, 2010


Mousseline: Mousseline is the French word for Muslin, a plain, loosely-woven, cotton fabric used for clothing, curtains, sails, and stage scenery (flats). It is named after Mosul, Iraq, where Marco Polo said the fabric originated.
She had gazed in wonder as her aunt took down the heavy bolts of silk and velvet and gossamer mousseline, billowing them out so the customers might appreciate their fineness, the grace of their fall.

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