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Definition of Suede Cloth


US English version

Fibre: Wool, cotton, rayon, synthetics and blends.

Weave: Plain, twill, or knitted.

Characteristics: Napped on one side to resemble suede leather. Short, close nap gives a soft, smooth hand. When made in cotton, it resembles duvetyne, but heavier.

Uses: Cleaning cloths, gloves, linings, sports coats.



Derivation: French (gants de) Suède ‘(gloves of) Sweden’

Definition of Suede Cloth


UK English version

Fiber: Wool, cotton, rayon, synthetics and blends.

Weave: Plain, twill, or knitted.

Characteristics: Napped on one side to resemble suede leather. Short, close nap gives a soft, smooth hand. When made in cotton, it resembles duvetyne, but heavier.

Uses: Cleaning cloths, gloves, linings, sports coats.



Derivation: French (gants de) Suède ‘(gloves of) Sweden’



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