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Muslin

Scope note

Very fine plain weave white cotton made in a great variety of qualities; originally from India, it has been extensively produced and used in Europe and North America for costume, and sometimes as an artist's support.

This term has 22 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300014087

Broader Terms used

cotton (textile)

Created

11yrs ago

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