A fine, soft, closely woven woolen fabric with a napped face, made in a plain or twill weave. The face is napped in one direction; it is smooth and rich looking, and better qualities have a glossy, velvety feel.
In the mid-nineteenth century, used to describe a woolen fabric slightly napped on both sides. Used for men’s vests and shawls.
A soft, lightweight worsted cloth made with a plain weave. May be dyed or printed. It is usually made from wool, but may also be made from cotton or other hair fibers.
Yarn or cloth made from wool yarn that has been carded and combed, leaving only the longest fibers aligned. Has a smooth silky surface.