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Ninon is a sheer fabric of silk, rayon, or nylon made in a variety of tight smooth weaves, open lacy patterns, or open mesh-like appearance.[1] It is described as very delicate or lightweight and is sometimes referred to as "French tergal".[2] Available in a variety of solid colors and tone-on-tone woven vertical stripes. Some ninon fabrics have embroidered borders. Because the fabric is made with high twist filament yarns, it has a crisp hand.[1] End uses include eveningwear, doll clothes and curtains.


  1. ^ a b "Textile, Apparel, Fashion, Beauty, Jewelry, Leather And Footwear". Retrieved 10 September 2012.
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