Black Wool "Gauze" - $15.00 yd.


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Black Wool "Gauze"

Gauze, by definition, covers any thin, transparent fabric.  Used for a variety of purposes, it could be made of silk, silk and wool, or all wool.  

Although this beautiful sheer Black Wool "Gauze" might be a little early for the 18th century, it certainly finds many applications in the 19th century. Balzarene was a dress material mixed with cotton and woven on Jacquard looms, to combine figures with the gauze ground. Later "Barege" was woven for dresses mixed with silk, and favored for shawls.

  • Our Black Wool "Gauze" is plain woven, with a slightly heavier yarn running through it to create a tiny checked pattern.
  • It is well suited to gowns, handkerchiefs, hoods, short mantles, shawls, household needs such as light curtains as well as children's clothing.
  • 100% Wool, 62 inches wide.

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