Calicoes are usually given what may be termed a “cheap cotton dye.”
Most of the designs for calicoes and cotton cloth printing are made in Paris.
It was the Arabian caravans that brought Indian calicoes and muslins into Europe.
Choice remnants of prints and calicoes were also shared with the neighbours.
“Stripes are more worn than anything else in calicoes,” said she.
Or it furnishes a yellow dye, used in the printing of calicoes.
Calicoes must be unstarched and prints must be of fast colors.
Calicoes should be thrown into the rinsing water as fast as they are washed.
Calicoes should not be sprinkled till the morning of the day they are ironed.
Then there were two silks, and one or two delaines, and ever so many French calicoes.