A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide.
A tightly woven, smooth fabric that is commonly made from cotton and polyester blends.
Tightly woven lustrous cotton cloth with fine imbedded crosswide ribs that resemble poplin. Ribs are finer than those in poplin and broadcloth has more picks. Newest versions today combine yarns blended with polyester and other man-made fibers.
A high quality plain woven woollen cloth with a smooth felted appearance.
cotton, silk, and rayon. Used in shirts, dresses, particularly the tailored type. Comes in plain white or colors.
a fine smooth woolen fabric (so called because it was originally made of greater width than ordinary woolens).
a fine, smooth cotton or silk cloth, used for shirts, pajamas, etc.
A fine tightly woven plain weave fabric with a faint rib . Usually of cotton or cotton blend but can be of any fiber. Frequently used in men's shirts. 2. a fine soft woven wool fabric, plain or twill weave, with a smooth napped face.
A tight, plain woven lustrous shirt fabric, with very fine crosswise rib. Often found in cotton/polyester blends, this fabric was named for the wide (broad) loom on which it was made. Made with high-quality yarns, it is extremely durable.
A fine, tightly woven fabric with a faint rib. Wool broadcloth usually has a soft, slightly napped surface and is of medium weight.
Closely woven fabric with very fine embedded ribs and a lustrous finish. Made in many weights, fibers, and blends. Resembles fine poplin. (Worsted and woolen broadcloths have a glossy finish).
a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish
a closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib
A plain weave tightly woven fabric, characterized by a slight ridge effect in one direction, usually the filling. Fabric term.
Originally a silk shirting fabric, and named “broad” cloth because it was woven in widths in excess of the usual 29 inches. Now associated with tightly woven cotton or poly/cotton fabric in a plain weave with a crosswise rib. Resembles poplin.
A term used to describe several dissimilar fabrics made with different fibers, weaves and finishes. (1) Originally a silk shirting fabric so named because it was woven in widths exceeding the usual 29 inches. (2) A tightly woven, high-count cotton cloth with a fine crosswise rib. Fine broadcloths are woven of combed yarns, usually mercerized, Sanforized and given a soft, lustrous finish.
A fine, tightly woven fabric in a plain or twill weaves with a slight horizontal rib.
Broadcloth is a fabric so named because it was woven in widths exceeding 29 inches.
A plain weave tightly woven fabric, characterized by a slight ridge effect in one direction, usually the filling. The most common broadcloth is made from cotton or cotton/polyester blends.
A fabric that is woven in widths exceeding 29".
A high-grade dense woolen woven of the best quality wool in a twill rib weave and glossy finish. Usually mercerized and sanforized.
Closely woven fabric with same count of yarns in both directions. Generally made of cotton, but can be made of silk, rayon, wool or blends.
A tightly woven lustrous cotton cloth with a fine rib effect.
Broadcloth is a close plain-weave fabric made of cotton, rayon, or a blend of either cotton or rayon with polyester. It has a fine rib in the filling direction caused by slightly larger filling yarns, filling yarns with a lower twist, or a higher warp-yarn count. High-quality broadcloth is made with plied warp and filling yarns. The fabric may be mercerized. It has a soft, firm hand. The term broadcloth is also used to refer to a plain- or twill-weave lustrous wool or woo-blend fabric that is highly napped and then pressed flat.
A smooth soft-finished closely woven woolen material with a nap.
Twill, plain, or rib weave, of wool and spun rayon, and cotton and rayon or silk. The cotton or spun rayon fabric has fine crosswise ribs.
A wide cloth of more than 140cm in width used mainly for suiting. Can also be used to describe a lightweight cotton poplin type material used for shirtings.
Dense cotton fabric with a smooth, semi-gloss finish.
Woven in wide stripes, this plain but durable wollen fabric was mainly used for garments. In the United States, broadcloth (the term dates from the Middle Ages in England) was used for teddy bear noses.
A plain weave tightly woven fabric that is usually made from 100% cotton or a cotton blend. Most common uses are quilting and shirt-making.
A twilled woolen cloth with a smooth lustrous face and dense texture.
A cotton fabric popular in solid colors for quilting. It's a plain weave with a slight weft ribbed effect. Poplin is a heavier version of the same weave.
A tightly woven cloth with a plain weave where the warp and filler threads are usually of the same size. In silk or cotton, it launders and takes dyes well. Because of its ability to wear well it is used extensively in men's shirts and blouses, as well as home decorating.
A plain weave of cotton, silk and rayon fibers that are woven with a fine crosswise rib that is similar to but more delicate than poplin, giving a lustrous and soft finish.
tightly woven cotton fabric with a smooth finish
Broadcloth is a dense woolen cloth.