Organza

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Organza is a thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk. Many modern organzas are woven with synthetic filament fibers such as polyester or nylon. Silk organza is woven by a number of mills along the Yangtze River and in the province of Zhejiang in China. A coarser silk organza is woven in the Bangalore area of India. Deluxe silk organzas are woven in France and Italy.[1]

Organza is used for bridalwear and eveningwear. In the interiors market it is used for effects in bedrooms and between rooms. Double-width organzas in viscose and acetate are used as sheer curtains.

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  1. ^ Angela Cartwright (1 November 2007). Mixed Emulsions: Altered Art Techniques for Photographic Imagery. Quarry Books. pp. 104–. ISBN 978-1-59253-369-5. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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