Mousseline de laine - definition of mousseline de laine by The Free Dictionary
mousseline de laine
mousseline de laine (muslin də lɛn)
(Textiles) a light woollen fabric
[literally: muslin of wool]
References in classic literature
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.