Bengal Stripe Brocades

A cotton fabric woven with plain and twill ground and has stripes about 1-in. wide with small brocade figures - thus there is a bar of plain then a bar of figure. Quality varies, but generally low cloths are made, such as 43/120, 72 X 52, 36/26, 40-lb.; 43/120, 72 X 68, 38/40. Shipped to many parts of India (see illustration)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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