Foulard

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Silk foulard

A foulard is a lightweight fabric, either twill or plain-woven, made of silk or a mix of silk and cotton. Foulards usually have a small printed design of various colors. Foulard can also refer by metonymy to articles of clothing, such as scarves and neckties, made from this fabric.[1]

Foulard is believed to have originated in the Far East. The word comes from the French word foulard, with the same proper and metonymic meanings.[2]

In modern French, foulard is the usual word for a scarf or neckerchief.

Foulard fabric is also used in home décor wall coverings.[3]

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