Paragraph 4. Burlap is a very coarse cloth made of hemp or jute, though some of the finer varieties are made of cotton. The coarser kinds are used for wrappings, under portions of upholstery, or where great strength is required. The finer weaves are used for wall coverings, curtains and draperies. Most common width, 42" to 57". Usual price per yard, 35c to $1.00.