cretonne definition

  • noun:
    • A heavy unglazed cotton fiber, linen, or rayon fabric, colorfully imprinted and utilized for draperies and slipcovers.
    • a solid, hefty fabric of cotton fiber, linen or rayon, familiar with make curtains and furniture.
    • a stronger white fabric with warp of hemp and weft of flax.
    • A fabric with cotton warp and woolen weft.
    • A kind of chintz with a glossy area.
    • A cotton fabric with various designs of area, imprinted on a single side with patterns, usually in colors, and employed for curtains, covering furnishings, etc.
    • an unglazed hefty material; brightly printed; employed for slipcovers and draperies

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