balzarine

light cotton dress material

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Balzarine — Provenance. Forme hypocoristique de Balthazar. Vient de l akkadien balat sar usur Nom d un haut personnage babylonien, 4ème successeur du roi Nabuchodonosor Se fête le 6 janvier. Histoire. Selon la tradition biblique, avec Gaspar et Melchior,… …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • Balzarine Brocades — A cotton fabric produced by a jacquard, with gauze combined with figuring, in many qualities. One is 40 in., 84 X 92, 60 s/56 s, all Egyptian yarns. The designs are generally floral with a gauze ground all through. The illustration gives one… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Fabric and Cloth — This is a rather odd category, listing 269 names of kinds of fabric and cloth. There is an enormous variety in fabrics, with many different national, historical and regional varieties. It is interesting to note, however, that almost all of the… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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