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  • Gabardine (Whipcord)

    Name of Jewish mantle or cloak of the Middle Ages. Modern twilled fabric. I. Soft mercerized cotton gaberdine. Shows raised cord on right side, White and colors.    Uses: suits, skirts, vestings.    Weave twill. Width, 36". 2. Firm, worsted material, same as cotton gabardine. May have smooth, hard surface or soft dull one. Piece-dyed. Uses: dresses, suits, uniforms, riding habits.    Weave—twill.   Width, 54".

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    Face side

    Reverse side