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Sateen Weave

Corset with red sateen, England, c. 1883. Corset with red sateen, England, c. 1883. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.84&A-1980.

Sateen weave is a basic weave form based on a unit of five or more individual weft threads (picks). Each pick passes over four or more adjacent warp threads (ends) and under the next one.

See also the TRC Needles entry on satin weave.

Source: BURNHAM, Dorothy (1980). Warp and Weft: A Textile Technology, Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, p. 113.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 8th June 2016).

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