, cut-pile fabric with extra filling thread
s that form lengthwise rib
s or wales. The rib
has been sheared or woven to produce a smooth, velvet
-like nap. The thread
count varies from 46 x 116 to 70 x 250. Traditionally made of cotton
, corduroy can be made of many different fibers, such as rayon
and polyester blends. lt is used for dresses, coats, sports jackets, sports shirts, bathrobes, slacks, and draperies.