A loosely woven fabric made from long slender fibers obtained from any of several grasses. In China the name is used for fabric made from ramie fibers. Grass cloth is a strong durable fabric used for clothing, table linens, upholstery and lining book spines.
Synonyms and Related Terms
grasscloth; grass linen; Canton linen; China grass cloth; ramie; tela de ramio (Esp.); graslinnen (Ned);