Algerian Stripes


Algerian Stripes
ALGERIAN STRIPES
A French coating fabric, used principally for Arabian cloaks. It is made with alternate stripes of coarse, rough cotton yarn and fine silk yarn, in plain and twill weaves. Sometimes gold threads are used for ornament. The colour is cream, but scarlet is sometimes done. Width 52-in.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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