Count is a measure of thread size, based on the relation between the weight of fibres and the length of thread produced. 

The higher the number, the more and finer is the resulting thread.

See also: thread count.

Source: BURNHAM, Dorothy (1980). Warp and Weft: A Textile Technology, Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, p. 151.


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