mousseline de laine

mousseline de laine

(muslin də lɛn)
n
(Textiles) a light woollen fabric
[literally: muslin of wool]
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The actual economy of mousseline de laine, which needs no washing, has since injured the sale of cotton fabrics enough to revolutionize the Rouen manufactories.
Like much of fashion, these mixed fabrics were called by a French name, mousseline de laine, which means wool muslin.