An indistinct twill or broken rib- usually a twilled hopsack weave- with a fine textured ,slightly pebbled surface . Often of silk or silk blended with wool, Used for neckties, women's fine suits and coats men's and women's evening wear.
A fabric traditionally woven with a spun silk warp and worsted weft. Now usually woven with worsted yarns throughout. Recognized by a combination of twill and hopsack weaves which produce a characteristic pebbled appearance. The cloth is commonly dyed black or dark blue and used as a suiting.