bleached cloth


English-Chinese lightIndusrty dictionary (英汉轻工业大词典). 2013.

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  • Grass Cloth (Canton Linen) — A plain weave fabric made in China from ramie yarns. It is woven on hand looms in coarse reeds and with few picks. The natural lustre of the yams is not interfered with, as the fabric is used in the loom state. A small quantity is dyed blue, or… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Hardanger Cloth — A special cloth used for needlework and embroidery. It is woven 40 in. wide and from mercerised yams in 2 & 2 mat or basket weave. The finish is soft and usually in white, ecru and light helio. The term comes from the Hardanger needlework of the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Surgical Cloth — Bandage cloth in the plain weave in makes such as 47 ends and 29 picks per inch, 36 s warp, 12 s weft; and 47 ends and 26 picks per inch, 32 s warp, 20 s weft. Bleached in the piece. Used in hospitals, etc. The cloth is made 42 in. or 46 in. wide …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Tobacco Cloth — Low quality plain weave cloth used for covering plants, for packing meat, bookbinding, etc. Bleached and soft finished. Widths from 24 in. to 46 in. A standard cloth has 28 ends and 24 picks per inch, 30 s warp, 44 s weft, and weighs 61/4 lb. for …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Cheese Cloth — A low plain weave fabric, such as 24 X 20 to 52 X 48 per inch, 40 s/36 s, 9 to 12 yards to the pound. Sometimes termed bunting. Used for wrapping cheese, meat, etc., sugar, salt, and flour bags. Bleached in a pure finish. Widths vary from 24 in.… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Swatow Pineapple Cloth — A hand loom fabric manufactured in the Swatow district from pineapple fibres. The width is 15 in. to 16 in. and the length varies from 80 feet to 100 feet. Many qualities are made all in plain weave. The cloth is used for summer clothing. Used in …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Tennis Cloth — Cotton cloth made in several qualities from bleached or cream warp and weft and soft finished. In narrow widths 28 in. to 33 in., 76 ends and 52 to 60 picks per inch, 16 s warp, 16 s weft, 2 & 2 matting, 2 & 2 twill and other weaves. Stripes of… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Nurse Cloth — Cotton fabrics woven from dyed yarns in plain, matt and twill weaves. Mostly stripes of blue and whites and used for nurses uniforms, overalls, etc. The cloths are made 28 in. 32 in., 35 in., 72 ends and 58 picks per inch, 24 s warp, 26 s… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Queens' Cloth — The trade term in Jamaica for a fine bleached cotton shirting, usually 36 in. wide …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Textile printing — is the process of applying colour to fabric in definite patterns or designs. In properly printed fabrics the colour is bonded with the fiber, so as to resist washing and friction. Textile printing is related to dyeing but, whereas in dyeing… …   Wikipedia

  • Barnsley Finish — A term used for a finish applied to heavy linen drills. The bleached cloth is run through a water mangle, starched lightly, dried, run through a light calender, passed through hot water on to rollers upon which the cloth remains for five or six… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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