Canton crepe

Canton crepe

noun
a thin, light, silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de Chine.

Origin:
1860–65; named after Canton, China

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Canton crepe (ˈkæntɒn, -tən)
 
n
a fine crinkled silk or rayon crepe fabric, slightly heavier than crepe de Chine
 
[C19: named after Canton, China, where it was originally made]

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