Bast (Mats)

BAST (Mats)
A kind of matting made in Russia from the Lime or Linden tree. Great quantities are used for packing purposes. A full-size mat weighs about 5-lb. and is 48-in. wide X 84-in. long. The thin fibres are used for the long way, and the coarser for the width way.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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