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What is "Italian cloth" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 16-Apr-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 28 days ago)
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Italian cloth
It is a blended cloth in which the warp is cotton dyed in the yarn stage. The weft is woolen which is dyed in the fabric state. The cloth is then finished suitably to give a lustrous appearance.

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