grasscloth

grass cloth

noun
a fabric made from tough vegetable fibers, used for table linens, wall coverings, etc.
Also, grasscloth.
Also called Canton linen, China grass cloth.


Origin:
1850–55

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grass cloth
 
n
a cloth made from plant fibres, such as jute or hemp

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