See also:cloth said to have been first made at
See also:Mosul, a city of
See also:Mesopotamia . Muslins have been largely made in various parts of India, whence they were imported to England towards the endof the 17th century . Some of these
See also:muslin were very
See also:fine and costly . Among the specialties are Arni muslin, made in the
See also:presidency, and
See also:Dacca muslin, made at Dacca in Bengal . Muslin of many kinds are now made in
See also:Europe and
See also:America, and the name is applied to both plain and
See also:fancy cloths, and to printed calicoes of light texture . Swiss muslin is a light variety,
See also:woven in stripes or figures, originally made in
See also:Switzerland .
See also:Book muslin is made in Scotland from very fine yarns . Mulls, jaconets, lenos, and other cloths exported to the East and elsewhere are sometimes described as muslins . Muslin is used for dresses, blinds, curtains, &c .
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