Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Batiste

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1132

\bә-tēst, ba-\ n [F] (1697) (1) A sheer, woven, mercerized fabric of combed cotton or polyester/cotton resembling nainsook, only finer, with a lengthwise streak. (2) A rayon fabric decorated with dobby woven striped and jacquard florals. (3) A smooth, fine, woven fabric, lighter that challis and very similar to nun’s veiling. (Kadolph SJJ, Langford AL (2001) Textiles. Pearson Education, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA