Alien Long Staple

ALLEN COTTON (Allan Silk, Alien Long Staple, Talbot)
Variety of raw cotton growing in Mississippi, the staple is fine and silky, measuring up to 11/8-in., the lint is less than 30 per cent. The colour is white and much used for blending with Egyptian. Spins up to 50's or 60's warp yarns.

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  • Allen Cotton — (Allan Silk, Alien Long Staple, Talbot) Variety of raw cotton growing in Mississippi, the staple is fine and silky, measuring up to 11/8 in., the lint is less than 30 per cent. The colour is white and much used for blending with Egyptian. Spins… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Allan Silk — ALLEN COTTON (Allan Silk, Alien Long Staple, Talbot) Variety of raw cotton growing in Mississippi, the staple is fine and silky, measuring up to 11/8 in., the lint is less than 30 per cent. The colour is white and much used for blending with… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Talbot — ALLEN COTTON (Allan Silk, Alien Long Staple, Talbot) Variety of raw cotton growing in Mississippi, the staple is fine and silky, measuring up to 11/8 in., the lint is less than 30 per cent. The colour is white and much used for blending with… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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  • East Improved Georgia Cotton — A commercial variety of late maturing cotton from Georgia, yielding 32 per cenr of long staple which is 11/8 in, to 11/4 in. It is similar to Alien, but matures earlier and has a shorter staple …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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