Paragraph 8. Canvas is a strong coarsely woven cloth very similar to duck. It is used for tents, awnings and various coverings which must be exposed to weather. Art canvas is a name applied to many open, varied and ornamental weaves of canvas. It is not used to any extent in clothing, but is rather important in art needle-work. Most common width, 18" to 36". Usual price per yard, 25c up.