Bedford cord

In the piqué family but of heavier weight, bedford cord features vertical cords usually padded with stuffer yarns. It may be made of cotton or cotton blends—sometimes wool—or with a wool face and a cotton back. It is asserted that the fabric comes from New Bedford, Massachusetts (it had a thriving late 19th to early 20th century textile industry), hence its name.

Uses: Riding habits, uniforms, slacks, suits, coats

See also:
Piqué
Warp piqué


Cotton bedford cord
Wool bedford cord

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