Zephyr (cloth)

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Zephyr or zephyr cloth is a sheer, lightweight cotton fabric, usually plain woven, used for dresses, blouses, and shirts. It may be striped or checked.[1][2] It is named after Zephyr, the Greek god of the west wind.[2]


  1. ^ Textile Institute (Manchester, England) (1975). Farnfield, Carolyn A.; Alvey, P.J. (eds.). Textile Terms and Definitions (7th ed.). Manchester, England:: Textile Institute. p. 223. Retrieved 20 June 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. ^ a b Tortora, Phyllis G.; Merkel, Robert S. (1996-01-10). Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles (7th ed.). New York: Fairchild Publications. p. 647. ISBN 9780870057076.