Beatrice Twill

A 5-shaft twill weave cloth (1 X 4 lift) with a weft face used for both shipping and home trade as a lining, generally dyed in black, made 56-in. 90 yards (L.S.), 72-ends, 120 picks per inch, 36's/34's twist way super weft. A large trade is also done in 34-in., 41-in. and 52-in. splits. Another cloth is woven with a fine worsted weft, usually in 60-in. and finished about 53/54-in. The picks varying according to requirements.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Bradford Beatrice — A lining cloth principally made in Bradford and dyed black and colours in wide widths, viz., 56 in. to 60 in., such as 90 X 78 per inch, 44 s cotton warp, 28 s worsted weft, in 4 X 1 twill (see Beatrice Twill for weave) …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Linings — There are many fabrics used for linings for coats, dresses, gowns, mantles, etc. The most important are as below and each is described under its name : Alpaca, Beatrice twill, botany, check, Italians, cotton, moire, glissades, lastings,… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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