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Record 1 1999-07-23


Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Cotton Industry

A fine, almost white, silklike cotton from Egypt. The staple averages 1¼ inches to 1½ inches. It spins to 100s and upwards, will bleach, dye, mercerize very well. Fabrics made from this cotton are strong, capable taking high finishes on sheer material, and give excellent service.


  • Industries du textile
  • Industrie cotonnière


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