dimity

White cotton, simple tabby-weave fabric sometimes patterned, used for bed and window curtains from the late 17th to early 19th centuries and as a dress material in the early 19thC. It was imported from India before production started in Lancashire in the 18thC.

Dimity

Dimity is a lightweight, sheer cotton fabric having at least two warp threads thrown into relief to form fine cords. It is a cloth commonly employed for bed upholstery and curtains, and usually white, though sometimes a pattern is printed on it in colors. It is stout in texture, and woven in raised patterns. Originally dimity was made of silk or w...
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Dimity

• (n.) A cotton fabric employed for hangings and furniture coverings, and formerly used for women`s under-garments. It is of many patterns, both plain and twilled, and occasionally is printed in colors.
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dimity

(from Greek dimitos, `of double thread`), lightweight, sheer cotton fabric with two or more warp threads thrown into relief, forming fine cords. ...
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dimity

noun a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains
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Dimity

Dim'i·ty noun [ Prob. from Greek ... of double thread, dimity; di- = di`s- twice + ... a thread of the warp; probably through Dutch diemet , of French dimite , démitte . Confer Samite .] A cotton fabric employed for hangings and furniture coverings, ...
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Dimity

Dimity is a stout cotton fabric, ornamented in the loom either by raised stripes or fancy figures. It was formerly usually employed in white, as for bed and bed-room furniture.
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Dimity

Dimity is a strong cotton material with raised patterns, usually white, used for curtains and especially bed-curtains during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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dimity

sheer and stout white cotton
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dimity

strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains.
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dimity

White cotton, simple tabby-weave fabric sometimes patterned, used for bed and window curtains from the late 17th to early 19th centuries and as a dress material in the early 19thC. It was imported from India before production started in Lancashire in the 18thC.
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dimity

[n] - a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern
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