This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Satin Regence. A rich and expensive description of dress silk, woven with a satin surface broken by fine, sunken lines extending across the web from selvage to selvage. It is among the most costly of modern silk dress fabrics.