Zulu Cloth

Zulu cloth is a nineteenth century English brand name for a closely woven cloth with a twill weave.

It was designed for free style embroidery forms, such as crewel embroidery and outline work, the closeness of the weave facilitating the drawing of the designs.

Source: CAULFEILD, Sophia Frances Anne and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882). The Dictionary of Needlework, London: Upcott Gill, p. 528.


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