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pelle d'uovo di cotone

English translation: fine muslin

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Italian term or phrase:pelle d'uovo di cotone
English translation:fine muslin
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08:39 Jun 27, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: pelle d'uovo di cotone
si parla di un tessuto morbido, un mussola fine e lucida
Michelle Doll
Local time: 01:36
fine muslin
Explanation:
PELLE D'UOVO - Mussolina finissima di cotone o lino, simile alla pelle d'uovo per colore e aspetto. Viene usata per biancheria intima femminile
http://www.moda.italynet.com/www.modaonline.it/libro/p-q.htm
Or perhaps it was used for feminine undergarments. So I found an apt quote from Kate Chopin about petticoats made with "fine muslin". There are a few commercial sites with all kinds of technical names for muslins but have not been able to open them.
“A whiff of dust from the road had blown in and she wiped her cheeks and her eyes with her soft, white handkerchief, a homemade handkerchief, fabricated from one of her old fine muslin petticoats.” (Kate Chopin
http://www.pbs.org/katechopin/library/locket.html
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Local time: 19:36
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Summary of answers provided
nafine muslin
CLS Lexi-tech
namuslin of silk /cottonTelesforo Fernandez


  

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19 mins
muslin of silk /cotton


Explanation:
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cotone tipo "pelle d'uovo" gr 150/m2 altezza cm 90 lunghezza m 15 - cotton (Italian name is: rough surface like egg
skin or muslin of silk ) gr 150/m2 height 85 cm, length 15 m

Telesforo Fernandez
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fine muslin


Explanation:
PELLE D'UOVO - Mussolina finissima di cotone o lino, simile alla pelle d'uovo per colore e aspetto. Viene usata per biancheria intima femminile
http://www.moda.italynet.com/www.modaonline.it/libro/p-q.htm
Or perhaps it was used for feminine undergarments. So I found an apt quote from Kate Chopin about petticoats made with "fine muslin". There are a few commercial sites with all kinds of technical names for muslins but have not been able to open them.
“A whiff of dust from the road had blown in and she wiped her cheeks and her eyes with her soft, white handkerchief, a homemade handkerchief, fabricated from one of her old fine muslin petticoats.” (Kate Chopin
http://www.pbs.org/katechopin/library/locket.html


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Local time: 19:36
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PRO pts in pair: 1505
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