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.
Mosquito Netting. A coarse cotton gauze with large open meshes. The most common kind has a single warp confined between two weft strands. Mosquito net is put up in bunches of twelve pieces, the combined length of which is 100 yards - 8 1/3 yards per piece.