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November 21, 2017


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Fiber Characteristics

COTTON

Natural Fiber - cellulosic

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Soft hand
  • Absorbent
  • Good color retention, prints well
  • Machine-washable, dry-cleanable
  • Good strength
  • Drapes well
  • Easy to handle and sew

 

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  • Apparel - Wide range of wearing apparel: blouses, shirts, dresses, childrenswear, activewear, separates, swimwear, suits, jackets, skirts, pants, sweaters, hosiery, neckwear.
  • Home Fashions - curtains, draperies, bedspreads, comforters, throws, sheets, towels, table cloths, table mats, napkins.
 

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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® GRAY INFINITY SCARF
This comfortable and fashionable Infinity Scarf can easily be folded and draped around the shoulders and neck, providing protection from the elements and keeping your shoulders and neck loose and limber. The Draper Body Therapy Gray Infinity Scarf contains 37 % Celliant® (Polyester) and 63% Cotton. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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