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PREFERRED TERM
calico  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Cotton textile, heavier than muslin, plain, dyed, or with patterns printed in one or more colors. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the term referred to printed, colored or plain cloth from India; now it refers generally to cotton prints with small, stylized patterns. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
calico

Dutch

ongebleekt katoen
calicot

French

Kattun

German

Nessel
τσίτι

Greek

כותנה

Hebrew

calicò

Italian

pano crú fino

Portuguese

kaliko

Serbian

calicó

Spanish

kalikå

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10375
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