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What is "Polished Cotton" - Definition & Explanation

A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece dyed or printed.
Is either a satin weave cotton or a plain weave cotton that is finished chemically to appear shiny.
A Cotton Fabric With A Luster. The Luster May Be Due To The Weave (often Satin), Or From Application Of A Calendered Finish, Or Both. The Degree Of Luster Can Be Moderate Or Bright.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A lightweight, plain weave fabric traditionally of wool or wool blends with a napped, fleecy surface. So named because the texture resembles the breast of an albatross. Usually light in color- used...
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One of the plain weave variations, which is formed by using: 1) heavy yarns in the warp or filling direction, or 2) a substantially higher number of yarns per inch in one direction than in the other,...
Has a longer or higher pile than velvet, but shorter than plush. It is pressed flat and has a high lustre made possible by a tremendous roller-press treatment given the material in finishing. Now...
1. FIBRE. General term used for immature, undeveloped cotton fibres. May cause increased nep-piness on the fabric and also may cause uneven dyeing. May show up as undyed specks, due to poor dye...

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