A native-made cotton fabric in Biguba on the River Gambia, and used for dresses. Low reed and pick and coarse yarns, native dyed.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • barfoul — (bar foul) s. m. Terme de commerce. Sorte d étoffe dont s habillent les nègres. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Espagn. barfol, pagne des nègres …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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