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What is "Backed Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Single textile material with addition of an extra warp of filling added for weight and warmth. The extra warp or filling ma is of wool, worsted, cotton, or other yarns. This type of construction is found in French backs, vestings, worsteds, dress goods, suitings, and skirtings. Satin weave construction as well as twill weaves, are commonly used in the designing of the cloth.
Fabrics with extra warp or filling, usually of cotton or wool, added for weightand warmth. Twill or satin weave frequently used in the design. Used forvests, suiting, shirts, dress goods.

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