doupioni

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doupioni

(ˌduːpɪˈəʊnɪ) or

douppioni

n
(Textiles) a type of thick, irregular silk fabric
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On the catwalks of Milan, the larvae that gave the world the luscious swish of douppioni on a ballroom floor and the graceful drape of a charmeuse scarf about a elegant neck is oft forgotten, but in the mountains of Lebanon this summer its contribution to the fashion industry is celebrated.
To add textural interest, they covered the short interior wall separating the gallery space from the rear office with an undulating expanse of taupe-colored douppioni silk hand-woven in China.