Alpaca Linings


Alpaca Linings
ALPACA LININGS
There are many fabrics made with a cotton warp and alpaca weft used for linings. Each is made in a twill weave. The most important arc given below with average particulars :

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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