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14:54 Jan 30, 2009
English to Romanian translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase:nainsook
Definition from weavers.org.uk: A lightweight, plain-weave, cotton cloth with a soft finish, although French nainsook has a crisp finish. Sometimes this fabric is made with a closely woven satin or twill stripe forming a corded effect at intervals across the fabric. Often used in the manufacture of lingerie and dresses. The word nainsook comes from the Hindi words nain, meaning eye, and sukh, meaning delight. This fabric dates back to seventeenth century India when it was sometimes called nansook, nyansook or nainsook and was thought to give 'pleasure to the eye'.
Nainsook and lawn were made in extra fine, fine and regular cottons with the extra fine nainsook having a silk finish. fabrics.net
This simple mode is illustrated in linen with Swiss insertion, edge lace and ribbon-run beading and also in nainsook with Valenciennes lace, insertion, ribbon and beading. vintagevictorian.com
The softest and finest fabrics are used for these dresses such as French and Persian lawn, batiste, handkerchief linen and nainsook. smockingstore.com
NANSÚC ~uri n. rar Ţesătură fină de bumbac, din care se confecţionează articole de lenjerie. /
Sursa: NODEX | Trimisă de siveco, 21 Aug 2004 | Greşeală de tipar
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Definition from dex: Ţesătură foarte subţire de bumbac sau de mătase
Femeile purtau vara tulpane albe. Era un material fin: nansuc. - buzau.com
Nansuc de bumbac, pentru îmbrăcăminte şi lenjerie de uz casnic - kompass.com
Ţesătură foarte subţire de bumbac sau de mătase - cimec.ro
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