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Closely woven from the hair of the Angora goat. In the 19th century it was woven with silk, wool or cotton warps and resembled alpaca.

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'The Fashions'. Summer toilet and morning dress, June 1862, by Réville, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Jules David - NPG D47996

'The Fashions'. Summer toilet and morning dress, June 1862

by Réville, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after Jules David
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published June 1862
NPG D47996

'The Fashions'. Home toilet and toilet de chambre, April 1863, by Louis Berlier, published by  Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in  The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in  Le Moniteur de la Mode, after  Laure Noël (née Colin) - NPG D48003

'The Fashions'. Home toilet and toilet de chambre, April 1863

by Louis Berlier, published by Samuel Orchart Beeton, published in The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, first published in Le Moniteur de la Mode, after Laure Noël (née Colin)
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published April 1863
NPG D48003