A soft, absorbent fabric woven with bird's eye pattern. Huckaback, or huck, is made from cotton and/or linen and is primarily used for towels. The name for a hotel or linen supply company is sometimes woven into the center of each square.
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- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
- Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937