She would buy so and so many yards of percale for new shirt waists for the boys and Janie and Mag.
Myra smoothed her hair and put on a fresh afternoon percale.
Two dressing-gowns, one in percale, the other in striped silk, six roubles.
Bloomers can also be made from gingham, percale, galatea, or other cotton cloth.
percale that could be bought for ten cents a yard on the avenue, sold on the square for fifteen cents.
Fold the percale through the center, with the woof, and baste the edges together.
Measure the bedstead and cut two pieces of percale or zephyr exactly the same size.
percale is a closely woven fabric made with a good quality of cotton yarn.
She wore a percale gown, ecru ground with bright figures, a rose-colored cravat and a bonnet laden with flowers.
Did you ever have a calico apron or dress of percale or cambric on which the pattern showed on one side only?
1620s, name of a fabric imported from the East; in modern use, 1840, from French percale, perhaps ultimately from Persian pargalah "a rag."