Alien Long Staple


Alien Long Staple
ALLEN COTTON (Allan Silk, Alien Long Staple, Talbot)
Variety of raw cotton growing in Mississippi, the staple is fine and silky, measuring up to 11/8-in., the lint is less than 30 per cent. The colour is white and much used for blending with Egyptian. Spins up to 50's or 60's warp yarns.

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