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.
Satin Cloth. A French woolen material of satin weave, having a smooth face. It is employed for women's dresses; is dyed in a variety of colors, and is of a stout quality and durable. In width it measures from 27 to 30 inches, and is otherwise known by its French name, satin de laine.