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November 22, 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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  • 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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KATHMANDU ARCHON 65L BACKPACK v4
If you're new to multi-day hiking, or enjoy tackling the occasional Great Walk, the 65L Archon is the pack for you: sturdy and reliable, made from tough Cordura® fabric, it has everything you need (bottle pockets, pole and bed-roll attachments) and nothing you don't. The easily adjustable RS2 harness has a small to XL range built in to the harness design. The padded and stiffened hip-belt and shaped alloy frame-stays transfer the load where it needs to be, while the padded EVA shoulder straps, adjustable sternum straps and padded back panel makes the trek over the Tongariro Crossing more comfortable.
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