Java Canvas

Java canvas is a nineteenth century form of canvas, in which three or four warp threads and three or four weft threads are used in blocks, with a small gap between each block.

From the late nineteenth century onwards the term was used for aida cloth.

See also Java canvas work

Source: CAULFEILD, Sophia F. A. and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882). The Dictionary of Needlework, London: Upcott Gill, p. 278.


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