Basket Cloth

BASKET CLOTH
A cotton fabric of fancy matt style, with 2, 3 or 4 ends and picks working together of heavy yams.. An average cloth is made 42-in., 48-ends, 34 picks per inch, 2/20's warp, 8's weft. The line drawing gives the weave and the photograph the cloth known as Connaught embroidery cloth. Also a plain cloth woven with coloured warp and weft yams, such as black and white, red and white, in a matt weave such as 52 X 40, 16's/10's

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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