Army Greys

ARMY GREYS
A heavy plain cloth used for Army shirts. Also known as "silver greys". Generally made from all cotton, but a few cloths have had about 5 to 10 per cent of wool in the weft. After weaving, they are soft-finished and brush-raised. A standard cloth is 30-in., 120 yards, 44-ends, 48 picks, 2 / 18's twist, 12's lavender-dyed weft.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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