Armazine


Armazine
ARMAZINE
A kind of strong corded silk, mentioned as early as the reign of Elizabeth and in use for ladies' gowns and men's waistcoats until the reign of George III. Later it was used for scholastic gowns. Made in 24-in.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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