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        Q: Difference between different fabrics type?
A: Fabric and Cloth . There is an tremendous variety in fabrics , with numerous various national , historicalal and regional diversities . It is of interest to note is , however , that nearly all of the kind of fabric enumerated below are variations or blends of only five basic fabric types ( silk , cotton , linen , wool and worsted ) . Many of the words 're foreign in origin ; English spelling has was accepted wherever it exists . . Fabric Description . aba . clothing of camel or goat hair ; camel or goat-hair fabric . aerophane . thin crinkled semi-transparent fabric . alepine . mixed wool and silk or mohair and cotton fabric . alpaca . fine wool made from alpaca hair . angora . silk-like fabric made from wool of angora goats . ardass . fine silk . armure . twilled woollen or silk fabric . arrasene . embroidery fabric of wool and silk . atlas . wealthy satin fabric . baft . cheap coarse cotton fabric . bagging . coarse fabric for making bags or sacks . baize . coarse napped cotton or wool fabric . balbriggan . knitted cotton fabric . baldachin . wealthy embroidered silk and gold fabric . balzarine . light cotton dress material . barathea . pebbly silk or worsted fabric with broken rib weave . barege . gauzy fabric of silk , cotton , wool , or worsted . barracan . fine silk cloth . barras . coarse linen fabric . barrateen . some sort of fabric . batiste . fine soft sheer fabric of plain weave . bayadere . fabric with horizontal stripes in vigorously contrasting color . beaupers . linen fabric utilized for flags . bengaline . crosswise ribbed fabric . bombazine . twilled silk and worsted fabric . borato . thin fabric . bouclé . fabric of unequal looped yarn . brilliantine . light lustrous cotton and worsted fabric . broadcloth . dense twilled wool or worsted fabric . brocade . wealthy silk fabric with increased patterns . buckram . stiff-finished cotton or linen utilized for linings of clothes . bump . coarse cotton fabric . bunting . light loosely woven fabric utilized for flags . burdet . cotton fabric . burlap . coarse plain-woven jute or hemp fabric . burnet . dark brown ; dark woollen cloth . burrel . coarse russet cloth . calamanco . satin twilled woollen fabric . calico . plain white cotton . camaca . fine silk fabric . cambresine . fine linen fabric . cambric . fine thin white cotton or linen fabric . camlet . strong waterproof silk or wool fabric . caneva . fancy woollen fabric made to resemble canvas . canque . Chinese cotton fabric . cashmere . soft twilled fabric made of fine goat 's wool . cashmerette . soft imitation of cashmere . cassimere . intimately woven twilled cloth of fine wool . cendal . silk fabric resembling taffeta . challis . soft lightweight silk , wool or cotton fabric . chambray . lightweight fabric with colour warp and white fill . chamois . cotton fabric made in imitation of chamois leather . charmante . silk fabric with a crepe back . charmeuse . soft and satiny silk fabric . chenille . velvety silk , wool or cotton fabric with protruding pile . cheviot . coarse heavy plain or twilled wool or worsted . chiffon . sheer silk fabric . chino . strong twilled cotton cloth . chintz . glazed printed cotton fabric . cire . fabric with a glazed finishing . cloque . fabric with an embossed designing . coburg . thin single-twilled worsted fabric with cotton or silk . cordovan . soft goatskin leather . corduroy . sustainable cotton piled fabric with vertical ribs . crash . coarse drapery and towelling fabric . crepe . lighting crinkled fabric . crepon . heavy crepe fabric with lengthwise crinkles . cretonne . heavy cotton or linen cloth . crin . horsehair fabric . crinoline . stiff flax or cotton fabric . cubica . fine unglazed fabric resembling shalloon . cypress . silk or cotton gauze fabric , in general black . damask . fine lustrous fabric with flat patterns and a satin weave . delaine . light fabric of wool or mixed wool and cotton . denim . firm and maintainable twilled cotton . dimity . sheer and stout white cotton . domett . plain cotton-wool blending . dornick . stout linen . dowlas . coarse linen . drabbet . coarse linen . drap-de-Berry . old woollen cloth . dreadnought . heavy woollen cloth . drill . sustainable twilled cotton . droguet . ribbed woollen dress fabric . drugget . coarse sustainable wool fabric . ducape . plain-woven stout silk fabric . duck . sustainable intimately woven cotton fabric . duffel . fabric of thick , poor-quality woolen cloth . dungaree . heavy coarse sustainable twilled cotton , in general colored . dupion . coarse silk . duroy . coarse woollen . duvetyn . smooth lustrous velvety fabric . ecarlate . fine woollen cloth , in general dyed scarlet . éolienne . fine silk and wool . etamine . light open-mesh cotton or worsted . eyelet . little hole in fabric to allow passage of a cord ; cotton fabric with little holes . faille . shiny intimately woven silk , cotton or rayon fabric . farandine . silk and wool cloth . filoselle . coarse floss silk . flannel . light woollen fabric . foulard . soft lightweight plain-woven or twilled silk fabric . foulé . light woollen fulled cloth . frieze . rough heavy woollen cloth . fuji . plain spun silk fabric . fustian . coarse twilled cotton . gabardine . intimately woven cotton or wool twill . galatea . striped cotton . gambroon . twilled worsted and cloth . gazar . silk organza fabric . genappe . smooth worsted yarn . georgette . thin silk . gingham . striped cotton cloth . grenadine . thin silk . grogram . coarse loosely woven silk fabric . grosgrain . heavy close-woven corded silk . gulix . kind of fine linen . harn . coarse linen . herringbones . twilled fabric woven in rows of parallel sloping lines . hodden . coarse undyed woollen cloth . holland . coarse plain-woven cotton or linen . hopsack . rough-surfaced loose fabric . houndstooth . fabric with an irregular checked pattern . huckaback . absorbent cotton or linen utilized for towels . jaconet . stout cotton cloth . jacquard . intricately-woven variegated fabric ; loom for making jacquard . jaspe . cotton or rayon cloth with shadowed effects . jean . sustainable twilled cotton material . jersey . plain weft-knitted fabric of wool , cotton , nylon or silk . kalamkari . fabric colored by repeated dyeing . kelt . coarse fabric made of black and white wool . kente . hand-woven African silk fabric . kersey . coarse woollen cloth . kerseymere . twilled fine wool . khaddar . homespun cotton cloth . kincob . embroidered silk with gold and silver threads . lamé . fabric in which metallic threads are interwoven . lasting . sturdy cotton or worsted cloth . lawn . fine sheer plain-woven cotton or linen . leno . open-woven fabric . linsey . coarse linen and wool blending . linsey-woolsey . thin coarse fabric of wool and linen . lockram . coarse linen . loden . heavy waterproof woollen fabric . lustring . glossy silk . lutestring . plain glossy silk . mackinaw . heavy napped and felted wool cloth . mackintosh . lightweight rubberized waterproof cotton . madapollam . fine cotton cloth . madras . fine plain-woven cotton or silk . marabout . thin downy silk . marcella . cotton or linen in twill weave . marocain . ribbed crepe fabric . marquisette . sheer meshed cloth . matelassé . having a quilted decoration ; fabric with raised pattern as if quilted . melton . strong and smooth heavy woollen cloth . merino . soft wool of the merino sheep ; any soft merino-like wool or wool and cotton cloth . messaline . soft lightweight silk with a satin weave . mockado . inferior quality woollen fabric . mogadore . ribbed silk utilized in making neckties . mohair . fabric made from silky hair of angora goats . moire . watered silk . moleskin . heavy sustainable cotton . moreen . stout corded wool or cotton . mousseline . fine sheer fabric . mull . soft fine sheer cotton or silk fabric . muslin . plain-woven fine cotton . musterdevillers . archaic mixed grey woollen cloth . nainsook . fine cotton fabric . nankeen . buff-coloured ; sustainable buff-coloured cotton . needlecord . thinly ribbed cotton . ninon . silk voile or another thin fabric . organdie . fine translucent cotton . organza . transparent thin silk or nylon . orleans . interrelated cotton and worsted . osnaburg . coarse linen or cotton . ottoman . heavy garment fabric with crosswise ribs . oxford . soft sustainable plain-woven cotton . paduasoy . corded silk . paisley . soft wool fabric with decorative pattern . panne . heavy lustrous silk or rayon with waxy feel . paramatta . worsted and cotton blending . pashmina . fine goat 's wool fabric utilized for making shawls . pekin . fine soft silk . pellicule . thin diaphanous fabric . percale . intimately woven lightweight cloth . percaline . glossy lightweight cotton . perse . dark blue or bluish-grey ; cloth of such a colour . piqué . stiff sustainable corded fabric of cotton , rayon or silk . platilla . fine white linen . plissé . fabric with puckered finishing . pongee . thin soft fabric woven from raw silk . poodle . coarsely looped or nubby fabric . poplin . corded woven silk and worsted . prunella . strong and heavy silk or wool . rabanna . raffia fabric of Madagascar . ramie . strong lustrous fabric resembling linen or silk . raploch . coarse undyed woollen cloth . raschel . light loosely kitted cloth . ratiné . rough voluminous plain-woven fabric . rep. plain-woven fabric with crosswise ribs . reticella . old Venetian lace-like fabric . romal . handkerchief or headcloth ; silk or cotton fabric . rumchunder . fine silk . russel . ribbed cotton and wool . russet . coarse homespun cloth . sagathy . light blending of silk and cotton or wool . samite . wealthy and heavy silk is sometimes interrelated with gold or silver . sarsenet . fine and thereforeft silk ; soft or gentle . satara . ribbed lustred wool . sateen . glossy cotton or wool . satin . intimately woven silk with lustrous face . satinet . thin silk satin or imitation thereof . saxony . fine soft woollen fabric . say . delicate woollen fabric . scarlet . fine cloth . scrim . sustainable plain-woven cotton fabric . seersucker . lighting puckered cotton or linen fabric . sempiternum . sustainable wool . sendal . thin silk or linen . serge . strong twilled worsted . shalloon . lighting twilled wool or worsted . shantung . plain rough silk or cotton . sharkskin . smooth sustainable wool or worsted fabric . shetland . lightweight loosely distorted wool fabric . shoddy . woollen fabric made from rags . sicilienne . ribbed silk . silesia . thin twilled cotton or linen . silkaline . soft light cotton fabric resembling silk . sindon . fine linen . stammel . coarse woollen fabric , in general dyed red ; bright red colors . stockinette . soft elastic cotton fabric . surah . soft twilled silk or rayon . swansdown . heavy napped cotton flannel . swanskin . soft napped fabric resembling flannel . tabaret . striped watered silk and satin fabric . tabby . plain-woven silk taffeta fabric . tabinet . silk and wool watered fabric . taffeta . thin glossy silk . tamin . thin glazed worsted . tamis . thin wool . tarlatan . thin sheer stiff cotton . terry . piled fabric , comprised of uncut loops . ticking . strong linen or cotton fabric utilized for mattress and pillow instances . tiffany . transparent silk-like gauzy fabric . tiretaine . wool cloth mixture with cotton or linen . toile . plain or simple twilled fabric . tricolette . silk or rayon knitted fabric . tricot . plain knitted silk or woollen fabric . tricotine . double-twilled worsted fabric . tulle . sheer and sensitive thin silk . tussah . brownish silk fabric . tweed . rough twilled wool . twill . any diagonally woven fabric . velour . piled velvety cotton . veloutine . velvety corded wool . velvet . soft piled fabric of silk , cotton or synthetic material . velvetine . cotton with silk pile . vicuna . fabric made from wool of the vicuna , a bit ruminant . voile . soft fine sheer fabric . wadmal . thick coarse wool . whipcord . fabric with courageous twill utilized for making dresses . wigan . stiff plain-woven cotton . wincey . plain or twilled cotton . woolsey . cotton and wool blending . worcester . fine wool . worsted . fine closely-woven wool . zanella . mixed twilled umbrella fabric . zephyr . lightweight wool or worsted fabric ; the west wind . zibeline . soft piled wool . 

Q: How much would a silk fabric cost a yard?
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