September 26, 2012

Mohair


mohair |ˈmōˌhe(ə)r|
nouna yarn or fabric made from this, typically mixed with wool [as adj. a mohair sweater.ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from Arabic mu kayyar ‘cloth made of goat's hair’ (literally‘choice, select’ ). The change in ending was due to association with hair .


YVES SAINT LAURENT Mohair Flower TopCourtesy of Lyst.