A kind of transparent light but stiff muslin.
(or' gen dE): a very sheer crisp cotton fabric used for dresses, curtains, etc.
a sheer stiff muslin
a stiffened sheer, fine, lightweight plain-weave fabric, commonly made of silk, rayon, nylon or polyester.
a plain-weave fabric of light weight and with a permanent stiff finish.
Lightweight, plain weave transparent fabric, with a permanently stiff finish.
A lightweight, plain-weave cotton fabric which has been given a durably stiff transparent finish, preferably by treatment with strong sulphuric acid. Used for dresses and stiffening.