Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Burlap

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1683

\bәr-lap\ n [origin unknown] (ca. 1696) A coarse, heavy, plain weave fabric constructed from singles yarn of jute. Used for bags, upholstery lining, in curtains and draperies. See  Jute.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA