Voile comes from a French word meaning veil. The Monk's Robe Cotton Voile Fabric is a semi-transparent, lightweight cotton with a soft texture. Its open weave lets both light and air in, making it a great fabric for warm weather. It is most commonly used for dresses, blouses, tunics, shirts, and curtains. A perfect choice for any occassion! Our unique and distinctive fabric is available in a wide selection of colors. The fabric is sold by the Yard, and measures 44 inches in width.