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What is "Melton" - Definition & Explanation
A heavily felted, hard, plain face-finished cloth used for overcoatings, uniform fabrics, hunting cloth, and riding habits. Light melton is the fabric used asunder-collar cloth in coatings.
A heavily felted, tightly woven fabric with a sheared nap giving it a smooth surface. It is almost always of wool or a wool blend. Used mainly for coats but lighter weights may be used for other apparel.
A heavyweight, dense, compacted, and tightly woven wool or wool blend fabric used mainly for coats.
Melton, a heavy, tick, short napped fabric without a finish press or gloss.
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