Soft White "Manchester" Cotton Velvet - $18.00 yd.


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Manchester Velvet was a highly popular fabric especially in the 2nd half of the 18th century. Hundreds of swatches from the 18th century in plain, fancy and printed can be found in Pattern books in the collections of Colonial Williamsburg, Cooper-Hewitt Museum and the Winterthur Museum. Found often as men's suiting, it was also occasionally found as cuffs and collars, and occasionally as a gown in the 18th century. Cotton velvet appears in the 19th century in all manner of ladies and men's garments.

  • Our velvet is sturdy with a beautiful drape and hand.
  • It is suitable for men's suits, lady's gowns, skirts and jackets, wrappers, accessories, capes and trims.
  • 100% Cotton 56 inches wide.
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