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  • n. The trade name for a type of rayon yarn. Fabrics made from this yarn are frequently used for presentation flags, and for lining high quality suits and coats. Bemberg silk is a less costly, and versatile, substitute for natural silk.


The fabric was invented in 1918, and named after J. P. Bemberg, the German developer. (Wiktionary)


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