This section is from the book "School Sewing Based On Home Problems", by Ida Robinson Burton, Myron G. Burton. Also available from Amazon: School Sewing Based On Home Problems.
Paragraph 43. Cambric is a very fine, thin linen material, similar to, but much finer than cotton cambric. It is used for dress goods and handkerchiefs. Most common width, 36". Usual price per yard, 50c.
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