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cambric

a fine white linen or cotton fabric

cambric

[′kam‚brik]
(textiles)
Tightly woven cotton with one side calendered to resemble linen.
Linen with a sheen.
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Key fabrics are chambrays, cotton cambrics and dobbies, with white, coral and denim blue being key colours.
The Old Statistical Account reports that Alexander Speirs was producing lawns and cambrics for sale in Dublin from 1742, and there seems to have been a longstanding trade in mixed cottons, linens and silk gauze.
503: 'In the year 1742 Mr Speirs and others introduced the manufacture of lawns, cambrics etc.
A number of state enterprises have been planned for privatization in the fiscal year of 2002, and they include PT Angkasa Pura I, PT Atmindo, PT Cambrics Primissima, PT Cipta Niaga, PT Danareksa, PT Industri Gelas, PT Intirub, PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, and PT Tambang Timah Tbk.
In the down department, Hollander Home Fashions is showing new colors in its Peachy throws, additional patterns in Peachy comforters and traditional cambrics in new thread counts.
41) Since cambrics and lawns were still woven from hand-spun yarn, women weavers would be recruited from former spinners.
They are PT Indocement Tunggal Perkasa, PT Perkebunan Nusantara XII, Pabrik Gula Madu Baru, PT Rekayasa Industri, PT Cambrics Prissima, PT Atmindo, PT Intirub and PT Semen Baturaja.

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