This is the economical version of our Black Commando Cloth duvetyn, (also known as duvatyne or duvateen). It's half the weight at just 8 ounces. Black Duvetyn is the most cost effective flame-retardant black masking fabric available. Light absorbing, brushed matte finish of a plain denim weave. Use when there are no light sources behind the masking, such as below stages or in front of a dark wall. Sold by the Yard.