cretonne

Strong, plain-weave material with a slightly ridged appearance, named after Creton, Normandy, where it was first made. It rivalled chintz as an upholstery fabric in the late 19thC and was also popular in the 1920s and 30s.

Cretonne

Cretonne was originally a strong, white fabric with a hempen warp and linen weft. The word is sometimes said to be derived from Creton, a village in Normandy where the manufacture of linen was carried on;{fact|date=April 2012} some other serious sources mention that the cretonne was invented by Paul Creton, an inhabitant of Vimoutiers in the Pays ...
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Cretonne

• (n.) A kind of chintz with a glossy surface. • (n.) A strong white fabric with warp of hemp and weft of flax. • (n.) A fabric with cotton warp and woolen weft.
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cretonne

noun an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies
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Cretonne

Cre·tonne' noun [ French, gr. Creton , its first manufacturer.] 1. A strong white fabric with warp of hemp and weft of flax. 2. A fabric with cotton warp and woolen weft. 3. A kind of chintz with a glossy surface.
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cretonne

any printed fabric, usually cotton, of the weight used chiefly for furniture upholstery, hangings, window drapery, and other comparatively ... [1 related articles]
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Cretonne

Cretonne was the name applied to a strong white cloth made of hemp and flax originally but since 1860 woven from fine wool or cotton, and printed in colours with flowers or patterns and used for curtains and furnishings.
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cretonne

heavy cotton or linen cloth
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cretonne

Strong unglazed cotton cloth, printed with a design and used for wall hangings and upholstery. It originally referred to a fabric with an unusual weave of hempen warp and linen weft, made in France....
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cretonne

Strong, plain-weave material with a slightly ridged appearance, named after Creton, Normandy, where it was first made. It rivalled chintz as an upholstery fabric in the late 19thC and was also popular in the 1920s and 30s.
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cretonne

[n] - an unglazed heavy fabric
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