A strong linen or cotton fabric with a rough surface, used for toweling.
- People started to make rag or rough linen carpets in the plain cloth or huckaback techniques.
- Linen huckaback is super absorbent yet lightweight fabric making the large bath towels perfect for travelling.
- Again, the gas permeability value is specifically controllable by varying the modified huckaback construction.
Late 17th century: of unknown origin.
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