- BARRAS (Dutch Barras)A coarse linen fabric similar to sack cloth; first produced in Holland. Not much used today. Dutch Barras is mentioned in 1640 in a charter granted by Charles II. In 1754 two million yards were imported into England. Also known as Hessen.
Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.
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