- a thin, light, silk or rayon crepe with a finely wrinkled surface, heavier in texture than crepe de Chine.
Origin of Canton crepe
1860–65; named after Canton, China
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- a fine crinkled silk or rayon crepe fabric, slightly heavier than crepe de Chine
C19: named after Canton, China, where it was originally made