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November 13, 2018


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Fiber Characteristics

LINEN

Natural Fiber - made from flax, a vegetable fiber

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Good strength, twice as strong as cotton
  • Hand-washable or dry-cleanable
  • Crisp hand
  • Tailors well
  • Absorbent
  • Dyes and prints well
  • Lightweight to heavyweight
  • No static or pilling problems
  • Fair abrasion resistant

MAJOR END USES:

  • Apparel - dresses, suits, separates, skirts, jackets, pants, blouses, shirts, childrenswear.
  • Home Fashions - curtains, draperies, upholstery, bedspreads, table linens, sheets, dish towels.
 

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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® WINTER CAP
This fuzzy and comfortable cap provides the wearer protection in cooler weather with added therapeutic benefits. It is used over the ears and crown area (head) to provide an increase in circulation along with regulation of body temperature. The Draper Body Therapy Winter Cap contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Polyester. 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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WOMEN'S LONG SLEEVE CREW NECK
This women's long sleeve crew neck shirt is the ideal workout shirt for any activity. Dr. Cool uses a patented chemical-free cooling material designed by Coolcore to you comfortable, dry and cool for maximum performance. The moisture and sweat activated material delivers three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation, and regulated evaporation to reduce the fabric’s surface temperature by up to 30%.
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