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Burlap is a strong, coarse, loosely-woven cloth made of fibers of jute, flax, or hemp. Burlap is used to make bags, to reinforce linoleum, and in interior decoration - also, a finer variety of similar material, used for curtains, etc. It is usually unbleached, with a natural light brown colour.

Burlap is also called Hessian cloth or simply Hessian.

The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burlap).  Modified by Apparel Search 5/9/05

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