Cypress Fabric is a fine fabric usually made from cotton lawn, silk or crepe-like in appearance. It is often gauze like meaning that it is lightweight and semi transparent. Cypress fabrics are generally black and used as a sign of mourning or in mourning wear. The term ‘Cypress’ can also be used to describe any fabric is which is manufactured in or originates from the island of Cyprus.

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Written by Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, extremely competent and reliable, she is currently in her third year at the University of Lincoln UK, studying Fashion. Kelly is responsible for the Fabrics, Fibers and Leathers sections of our Dictionary

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