Seerhand muslin

Seerhand muslin (Seerhand) was a plain weave thin cotton fabric produced in the Indian subcontinent.

Texture

Seerhand was a kind of muslin cloth.[1][2] It has a texture in between nainsook and mull (another muslin type, a very thin and soft). The fabric was resistant to washing, retaining its clearness.[3][4][5][6]

Use

Seerhand was used in dresses.[4]

References

  1. ^ Simmonds, Peter Lund (1872). The Commercial Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing and Technical Terms ... G. Routledge and Sons. pp. 335, 336.
  2. ^ Tortora, Phyllis G.; Johnson, Ingrid (2013-09-17). The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles. A&C Black. p. 543. ISBN 978-1-60901-535-0.
  3. ^ Montgomery, Florence M. (1984). Textiles in America 1650-1870 : a dictionary based on original documents, prints and paintings, commercial records, American merchants' papers, shopkeepers' advertisements, and pattern books with original swatches of cloth. Internet Archive. New York ; London : Norton. p. 343. ISBN 978-0-393-01703-8.
  4. ^ a b Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes (1844). An Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy. p. 981. Mull muslin is a very thin and soft kind , used for dresses , trimmings , & c . Swiss mull is dressed and stiffened . Seerhand is between nainsork and mull , particularly adapted for dresses , on account of its retaining its clearness after washing.
  5. ^ Picken, Mary Brooks (1999-01-01). A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern. Courier Corporation. p. 289. ISBN 978-0-486-40294-9.
  6. ^ Smith, Henry Percy (1883). Glossary of Terms and Phrases. D. Appleton. p. 436.


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