A silk fabric made in India from native silk. Plain weave, about 72 ends and 72 picks per inch, and 120 to 150 denier yarns. Used for dress purposes and handkerchiefs. A bordered cotton handkerchief made from blue and white yarns about 48 ends and 48 picks per inch, 18's warp, 20's weft. In designs with blue predominating. The British Navy supplies this cloth to sailors.

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