calico

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Having a pattern of red and contrasting areas, resembling the color of calico cloth

The calico patterned tablecloths were supposed to make the restaurant look rustic; instead, they made it look run down.

A kind of rough cloth, often printed with a bright pattern
A plainly woven cotton fabric that is characteristically printed with a small repetitious design, often floral, on a contrasting background First made in Calicut, India during the seventeenth century, from where it derives its name
Lightweight inexpensive cotton or cotton blend printed in bright colors
Plain white cloth made from cotton, but which receives distinctive names according to quality and use, as, super calicoes, shirting calicoes, unbleached calicoes, etc
any small repeated print design on cotton, usually a floral
A plain-weave cotton fabric commonly printed with simple, two-colored designs or patterns and used to make colorful dresses and shirts The fabric, one of the oldest textiles known, originated as a fine weave in Calicut, India, after which it was named Calicoes were first imported into Europe from India during the Renaissance and have since been manufactured in both Europe and the United States Calico was especially popular in America during the 19th century Common end-uses include dresses, aprons, and quilts
having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"
coarse cloth with a bright print made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned; "calico dresses"; "a calico cat
cotton cloth imported from India; a plain white cotton fabric that is heavier than muslin; any of various cheap cotton fabrics with figured patterns Originated in Calcutta, India, and is one of the oldest cottons Rather coarse and light in weight Pattern is printed on one side by discharge or resist printing It is not always fast in colour Sized for crispness but washes out and requires starch each time Designs are often geometric in shape, but originally elaborate designs of birds, trees, and flowers Similar to percale
{i} plain lightweight cotton fabric with figured pattern printed on one side; plain white cotton fabric (British usage); animal with spotted or color-patched coat (such as a cat)
made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned; "calico dresses"; "a calico cat"
Originated in Calcutta, India, and is one of the oldest cotton staples on the market This plain and closely woven, inexpensive cloth is made in solid colors on a white or contrasting background Very often, one, two, or three colors are seen on the face of the goods, which are discharge or resist- printed Calico is not always fast in color Medium yarn is used in the cloth, and the designs are often geometric in shape The yarn used is 30s, and the texture is about 66 x 54 Uses are for aprons, dresses, crazy quilts
coarse cloth with a bright print
Cotton cloth printed with a figured pattern
Calico is plain white fabric made from cotton
Originally a general name for all kinds of cotton cloth imported from Callicut, India, and from the East (2)
a plain, closely woven, inexpensive cloth, usually cotton or a cotton/manufactured fiber blend, characteristically having figured patterns on a white or contrasting background Calico is typically used for aprons, dresses, and quilts
Made of, or having the appearance of, calico; often applied to an animal, as a horse or cat, on whose body are large patches of a color strikingly different from its main color
Fibre: Cotton Weave: Plain - usually a low count Characteristics: Originated in Calcutta, India, and is one of the oldest cottons Rather coarse and light in weight Pattern is printed on one side by discharge or resist printing It is not always fast in colour Sized for crispness but washes out and requires starch each time Designs are often geometric in shape, but originally elaborate designs of birds, trees, and flowers Inexpensive Similar to percale Very little on the market to-day, but the designs are still in use on other fabrics and sold as "calico print" Uses: Housedresses, aprons, patchwork quilts
A term used by early European traders
A tightly-woven cotton type fabric with an all-over print, usually a small floral pattern on a contrasting background color Common end-uses include dresses, aprons, and quilts
calico cat
A tortoiseshell and white domestic cat
calico cats
plural form of calico cat
calico cat
In North America, a blotched or spotted domestic cat, usually predominantly white with red and black patches (a pattern also called tortoiseshell-and-white). Because genetic determination of some coat colours in cats is linked to the sex chromosome, calicoes are almost always female
calico

    Silbentrennung

    cal·i·co

    Türkische aussprache

    kälıkō

    Synonyme

    tortoiseshell

    Aussprache

    /ˈkaləˌkō/ /ˈkæləˌkoʊ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'ka-li-"kO ] (noun.) 1578. From Calicut, in India, from where the cloth was originally exported.

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