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ben·ga·line

 (bĕng′gə-lēn′)
n.
A fabric having a crosswise ribbed effect made of silk, wool, or synthetic fibers.

[French, from Bengale, Bengal.]

bengaline

(ˈbɛŋɡəˌliːn; ˌbɛŋɡəˈliːn)
n
(Textiles) a heavy corded fabric, esp silk with woollen or cotton cord
[C19: from French; see Bengal, -ine1; first produced in Bengal]

ben•ga•line

(ˈbɛŋ gəˌlin, ˌbɛŋ gəˈlin)

n.
a lustrous fabric with heavy crosswise cords, woven of silk, cotton, worsted, etc.
[1880–85; < French; see Bengal, -ine 3]
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Bengaline is a material that is used consistently through her fashion brand, so I chose a black bengaline with gold cord and gold logo.
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