Egyptian cotton


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Egyptian cotton

[i′jip·shən ′kät·ən]
(botany)
Long-staple, high-quality cotton grown in Egypt.
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Springs Industries said it has signed an agreement to use the Egyptian cotton trademarked logo on product packaging, point-of-purchase material and other initiatives to promote the use of 100 percent Egyptian cotton in its home furnishings.
The venture expanded quickly, gaining a market share of about 18% of the entire annual Egyptian cotton crop (valued at US$ 250 million), leasing 17 cotton gins and employing around 5000 workers.
Demand for Egyptian cotton will decline by six percent this year, the Economist report predicted.
Bed linens, in 600-thread-count Egyptian cotton sateens, come in rich and saturated colors and coordinate with 500-thread-count jacquards and embroidered details.
Try a 100 percent Egyptian cotton, 18 pounds per dozen and 30-by-56 inches, sold at a warehouse club that has 12 percent markup, for $5.
The shop's designs feature pieces in wool, silk and luxurious Egyptian cotton with subtle Oriental detailing.
Medici, the 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton in dobby stripe, and Crystal Collection, a 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton sateen program, are regulars in Veratex's lineup.
While staying at the ultra-posh Hovey Manor hotel in Quebec, the star demanded that her bed came with Egyptian cotton sheets, silk pillow cases and a white cotton duvet.
But due mainly to the liberalization of cotton trade and the global financial crisis the bubble has burst and the demand for Egyptian cotton has slowed, leading to less of the crop being planted.
Woven 100 years ago from Egyptian cotton, it can sit 10 or hold up to 20 people standing.
Max and Esme have a nursery designed by a colour therapist, baby massages once or twice a week, Egyptian cotton bed linen and two Shetland ponies.

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