Abassi cotton

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A variety of pure white Egyptian Cotton fiber. Abassi cotton has a silky feel, natural twist and yellowish brown color.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Egyptian cotton; maco cotton; pima cotton

Physical and Chemical Properties

fiber length about 3.1 cm (1.25 inch)

Resources and Citations

  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
  • A. MacGregor, Bone, Antler, Ivory, and Horn, Croom Helm, London, 1985
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937
  • Website: www.fabrics.net