Muslin vs Jamdani - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between muslin and jamdani

is that muslin is (lb) any of several varieties of thin cotton cloth while jamdani is a fabric of fine cotton muslin of bengali origin, with coloured stripes and patterns.

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muslin

English

(wikipedia muslin)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (lb) Any of several varieties of thin cotton cloth.
  • *1875 , Edward H. Knight, Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary , Vol.2 p.1502:
  • A bleached or unbleached thin white cotton cloth, unprinted and undyed. [Nineteen varieties are thereafter listed.]
  • *
  • *:It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
  • (lb) Fabric made of cotton, flax (linen), hemp, or silk, finely or coarsely woven.
  • *1875 , Edward H. Knight, Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary , Vol.2 pp.1502−3:
  • *:Other very different styles of fabric are now indifferently called muslins , and the term is used differently on the respective sides of the Atlantic.
  • A term used for a wide variety of tightly-woven thin fabrics, especially those used for bedlinen.
  • (lb) Woven cotton or linen fabrics, especially when used for items other than garments.
  • A dressmaker's pattern made from inexpensive cloth for fitting.
  • References

    * http://www.fabrics-manufacturers.com/muslin.html

    jamdani

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia jamdani)
  • A fabric of fine cotton muslin of Bengali origin, with coloured stripes and patterns.