A fine cotton fabric, having a linen finish, and often printed on one side, -- used for women's and children's wear, and for bedsheets.
A smooth cloth finely woven with 180 threads per square inch used to make better-quality linens.
Cotton or cotton-blend sheeting with a thread count of 180 or higher.
A closely woven plain-weave fabric, generally 180 thread count or better. Percale is soft, cool and light to the touch. Some of the best hotels feature Percale bed linens like the ones made by Anichini and others.
a smooth, closely woven, plain weave fabric often of cotton. Often used as a print cloth for apparel and sheets.
A medium weight, plain weave cotton or cotton-blend fabric which is often used in sheets, blouses, and dresses.
A soft, closely woven fabric (usually cotton) used for sheets and clothing.
a closely woven cotton cloth, used for sheets, etc.
Smooth, fine, soft, tightly-woven cotton fabric, much like cambric. It was used for shirting and for nursery clothing, and was often printed on one side.
smooth, luxurious tightly-woven fabric
Usually made with combed yarns, his closely woven cotton fabric has a thread count of 180 threads per square inch or higher.
A smooth, luxurious plain weave with over 180 threads per square inch, sometimes reaching 300 to 400 threads per square inch (fewer than 180 thread count is muslin).
A smooth, tightly woven plain weave fabric. The word "percale" refers to the weave of the fabric, not its content. Percale typically has a thread count of 180 or higher.
Percale describes the most common weave for bed sheets. Percale sheets are minimum 180 thread count, but can also be higher thread counts. Customers looking for a crisp sheet will prefer the Percale weave over the Sateen weave. Percale sheets are generally less likely to pill than other weaves of sheets, especially in higher thread counts.
Percale is a plain weave, medium-weight, piece-dyed or printed fabric finished from print cloths of better quality. Percale is usually a firm, balanced fabric.
a fine closely woven cotton fabric
a plain or balanced weave, meaning the vertical and horizontal threads, the "warp" and "weft," cross each other one at a time
A medium-weight, plainly woven cotton or cotton and polyester blend with a finer texture than muslin.
A medium weight, plain weave, low to medium count (180 to 250 threads per square inch) cotton-like fabric. End-uses include sheets, blouses, and dresses.
any fabric, usually of cotton or polyester or a blend of the two, made with a very fine weave. Poly-cotton percale is one of the strongest fabrics available and is often used for bedlinen.
Smooth fabric woven of carded or combed cotton yarn with more than 180 threads per square inch.
A smooth finely combed woven sheeting with a minimum thread count of 180 threads per square inch.
High-grade sheeting that's finely woven, smooth and lustrous with a thread count of at least 180 threads per square inch.
A closely woven medium weight, plain weave or spun fabric with a low to medium thread count. Printed cotton woven in a plain weave.
A plain weave of cotton made from closely woven yarns.
A finely woven cotton fabric that's usually used for bedding.
is a light weight, closely woven, sturdy fabric that can be found printed in dark colors.
A fabric woven from cotton or blends with a thread count of at least 180.
Percale is a fine, plain-woven cloth of closely set combed and carded long-staple cotton. Percale produces very high-grade and fine-quality linen.
Originally 100% cotton, percale is a plain lightweight fabric made in a great variety of qualities. Today, better qualities of percale contain blended yarns of polyester with the cotton. The finest quality percales are high count and are made with combed yarns. Lower count percales are sized to add body to a fabric. All percales must be dyed or printed. Best qualities are used in easy-care dresses and shirts.
A plain-weave, good quality, closely woven cotton cloth of approximately square construction. It may be glazed in finishing. Used typically for summer dresses and sheets.
A closely woven, plain weave, spun fabric made from both carded and combed yarns. Percale sheeting is the finest sheeting available. The high thread count gives the fabric a soft, silk-like feel.
A closely woven plain-weave fabric, usually of Egyptian cotton, of lighter weight than chintz. A percale may be glazed or unglazed.
A medium-weight cotton fabric used for bedding.
Percale refers to a closely woven fabric often used for bed linens. From the Persian "pargalah."