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  • Different labels of plain weave

    Plain weave
    (cotton or calico weave)
    (tabby or Taffeta weave) 





    Variety of texture (with cotton)
    A
    Armure

    B

    Bandana
    Balloon cloth
    Batiste (cotton)
    Bengaline (Faille for silk, cotton, woollen)
    Blanket (cotton, woollen)
    Bourette
    Broadcloth (woollen)
    Buckram (woollen)
    Burlap, gunny ou Hessian cloth (jute)
    Butcher's linen

    C

    Calico (cotton)
    Cambric (cotton)
    Camel's hair
    Canton crêpe
    Canton linen
    Canvas (cotton)
    Casement cloth
    Cassimere
    Challie or Challis
    Chambray (cotton)
    Cheesecloth
    Cheviot shirting (woollen)
    Chiffon (silk)
    China silk (silk)
    Chintz (cotton)
    Cretonne (cotton)
    Crêpe de chine (silk)
    Crêpe Georgette (silk)
    Crêpe marocain (silk)
    Crêpe mérino
    Crêpe romain (2 threads together and 2 picks in the shed)
    Crépon (cotton)
    Crinoline

    D

    Dimity
    Domet
    Duck

    E

    Etamine
    Eolienne
    Epinglé
    End on end (see : Fil à fil )

    F

    Faille see : Bengaline
    Fil à fil
    Flannel ( woollen)
    Flannelette (cotton)
    Florentine (silk)


    G

    Gingham common
    Grenadine de lyon (silk)
    Grosgrain (silk)
    Gros d'Alger (silk)
    Gros des indes (silk)


    H

    Habutae or Habutai (silk)
    Hair cloth
    Haïtienne (plain)
    Hecowa
    Hessian cloth (jute); see :  Burlap
    Homespun

    I



    J

    Jaconet or jaconas (cotton) 
    Jute fabrics
    Javanese - Javanaise

    K


    L

    Lawn
    Linen and metis

    M

    Madras (cotton)
    Marceline (silk)
    Marocain, Moroccan crêpe
    Melton ou Pilou
    Métis see : Linen and metis
    Muslin, Mousseline (silk)
    (La) Moire (in french)

    N

    Nainsook (cotton)
    Noils

    O

    Osnaburg
    Organdy ou organza (cotton)

    P

    Percale
    Percaline
    Pilou ou Melton
    Pocketing
    Poplin
    Poplinette
    Pongee (silk)
    Poult de soie

    R

    Radium
    Raw silk

    S

    Scrim
    Seersucker
    Shantung

    T

    Taffetas, Taffeta weave or Tabby
    Taffetas à chaînes multiples
    Taffetas changeant
    Taffetas caméléon
    Taffetas doublé
    Taffetas double face
    Taffetas écossais
    Taffetas glacé
    Taffetas imprimé sur chaine
    Taffetas rayé
    Tarlatane (cotton)
    Toile à bluter
    Toile de Jouy
    Toile de soie
    Toile de soie brodée
    Tussah, Tussor

    U



    V

    Veloutine
    Voile

    W

    Wool 100%


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