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.
Cut Cashmere. A variety of twilled, double fold dress goods, distinguished by the presence of fine sunken lines traversing the length of the web, producing an appearance of " dropped threads" or incisions. Also known as Sebastopol, and woven all-wool, and with a cotton warp.