- ASTOLI CANVASA plain cloth manufactured under a patent to make it waterproof without using rubber. Usually 56-7-in. wide and principally used for motor car tops. Of Irish origin.
Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.
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Canvas — There are many fabrics termed canvas. The principal kinds are: Cloths for embroidering, which are very strong, plain weave, from two, three or fourfold yarns, and a more or less open texture. Java Canvas is a fabric made from hard twist, yarns… … Dictionary of the English textile terms