“Once it was established that this meant the producers could grow high-quality, long-staple cotton she was able to design the fibre into her new collection, as a series of cotton dresses.”
“Linen yarns, too, are spun out of both short-staple fibers, called tow, and long-staple fibers, called line.”
“Combed cotton fabric is made of combed yarns that contain the longest of the long-staple cotton fibers.”
“Cotton fabrics generally have low luster, but those made of long-staple cotton fibers have higher luster.”
“It engages, moreover, to establish on the long-staple cottons of the United States which after the exchange of the ratifications of the present convention shall be brought directly thence to France by the vessels of the United States or by French vessels the same duties as on short-staple cotton.”
“Mammy spun the candle wicks -- from long-staple cotton, drawing it out thick, and twisting it barely enough to hold together.”
“At all times since its settlement, Mesa has prospered, but its prosperity has been especially notable since the development, a few years ago, of the Pima long-staple cotton.”
“In long-staple wool the amount of yolk is comparatively small.”
“An improved form of the roller gin is at present used for cleaning the long-staple Sea Island cotton.”
“The long-staple Egyptian and Sea Island cotton, so twisted as to leave the fibers as nearly loose and parallel as possible, show the best results.”
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