English version

watered silk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
watered silkˌwatered ˈsilk noun [uncountable]  TIMa type of silk with a pattern of waves on it
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watered silkI looked down at the light blue watered silk.Lucy wore a petrol blue watered silk dress with matching velvet jacket and had hyacinth pips in her hair.Jackie from Marriage Lines takes us through day and evening invitations embossed with clinking champagne flutes and bordered in watered silk.Its walls were ornately corniced in gold and papered in watered silk, a delicate bluebell colour.
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