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 55. Cashmere has a distinct twilled weave that is very soft. It derives its name from the cashmere goat. It is used principally for dress goods. Most common width, 36" to 45". Usual price per yard, 75c to $1.50.
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