This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Bunting. A light loosely-woven single width worsted dress goods, woven both plain and laced. Bunting is also the material out of which all train flags are made, as well as National flags and signals for ships. Distinguished from Nun's Veiling by being but single width, of coarser and more open texture, and composed of "worsted" while Nun's Veiling is "woolen." [See Wool, Flags]