Judging by the baffled reactions of fairgoers, moiré failed to provoke much ambivalence.
She was resplendent in a moiré skirt of lilac and silver with a long train of lilac velvet, and was all ablaze with diamonds.
It is the finest cloth, lilac-coloured, the best of moiré of the same colour.
Avoid satin or velvet cuffs, moiré neck ribbons and fancy coat buttons as you would the plague.
In other cases the belt matches the full bodice, and is of moiré or Petersham ribbon.