Black Crossbarred Wool "Gauze" - $15.00 yd.


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Black Crossbarred 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 Crossbarred 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 Crossbarred Wool "Gauze" is a plain weave, with a crossbar check created by a thicker thread in the weave.
  • Suitable for 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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