Asalitus Wool

A wild goat of Northern India produces the wool having this native name. It is locally used to make fabrics such as Tusi and shawls.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Tusi — Soft plain weave cloth woven in Bengal from the yarns hand spun from the wool of the Asalitus goat of Northern India. It is used in its natural grey colour, and made into long coats. The wool is the fine down under the hair …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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