Allegeas

Allegeas
ALLEGEAS (Allegias)
Plain weave cotton fabrics made in India from native cotton. They are coarse and heavy, abut 40 X 32 per inch, 14's / 12's. Cheaper varieties are made from yarns spun from various native plants, and better styles have wild silk used as weft. Also called Bethilles.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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