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dupion

(ˈdjuːpɪən; djuˈpiːɒn)
n
(Textiles) a silk fabric made from the threads of double cocoons
[C19: from French doupion, from Italian doppione double]
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The fabrics used were green-white floral organza in combination with green Sydney silk as well as white Dupion and colored tassel to intensify the look as a decorative element in the garments.
Aurora table lamp in yellow with 30cm straight empire shade in peacock dupion silk, base PS80, shade PS55, Pooky (pooky.
Tenders are invited for Sale of Nistari Cut Cocoons, Bi-voltine cut, Bi-voltine pierced, M12W cut, Dupion Silk( Yellow & White) Jhute, Topa which are lying at the office of the E.
Jamie was really keen to put her own twist on her gran's dress so we shortened the skirt to change the style to a tea-length gown and created a bespoke sash with a tailored bow and tails in french navy dupion silk for her.
Shruti Sancheti looked to Japanese motifs of maple leaves, mushrooms, flower buds, and abstract birds to treat luxurious fabrics like brocades, gicha silk, sheer Bengal dupion, cotton silk and chanderi.
I managed to get 70 metres of lace from eBay for PS10," said Adele, who found the online resource invaluable for PICKING up everything from the 17 metres of dupion silK she needed for the gown to a 1950s headdress and a 90-year-old veil.
Risaali's cushion cover range comes in a variety of fabrics like Banarsi, Dupion, Fish-Coin and in a plethora of vibrant colors like calypso pink, electric blue, soul white, sunrise orange and others.
Different types of yarns like dupion, jute, muga, noil adorned by gold and silver zari are used for the design weaves whereas, eco friendly and natural dyes from various fruits and leaves enrich the enchanting range of the creations.
50, both Woolworths; bedspread and curtains made from silk dupion, approx EUR36.
Availability of its key raw materials, mulberry silk and dupion, which it imports from China, has been scarce, leading to prices soaring to as high as USD53 per kilogram (kg) in October 2010 from a low of USD26 per kg in April 2010.
A dramatic black and grey silk velvet throw with glass beading, Vienna has contrasting soft silk dupion and silk velvet.
For something with a twist, you could opt for this Puerto Rico dress made from silk dupion and beaded French lace, which comes in ivory with black or ivory lace, priced pounds 1,650 from Ian Stuart's new collection at www.