- a strong cotton fabric constructed in satin weave and having a lustrous face.
Origin of sateen
1875–80; variant of satin, by association with velveteen
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Examples from the Web for sateen
And you thought it wouldnt show if you had it made up on sateen.Christmas Roses and Other Stories
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Sateen is also a durable cotton material, but it is not so warm.
While you are waiting for the samples of wool serges, galatea, and sateen, let us study about wool.
They are made in white calico, also in sateen for coloured shirts.Needlework Economies
The costumes of organdy and sateen were quite as pretty as the model of silk and satin.Two Little Women
- a glossy linen or cotton fabric, woven in such a way that it resembles satin
C19: changed from satin, on the model of velveteen
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Word Origin and History for sateen
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