Origin of Canton flannel
Examples from the Web for canton flannel
If a large cloth is used, put it on over the canton-flannel "silence cloth."The Expert Maid-Servant|Cristine Terhune Herrick
Have they any good Canton-flannel, suitable for a person of medium complexion?
When setting the table, cover first with a canton-flannel or felt cloth, in order to prevent noise and protect the table.Public School Domestic Science|Mrs. J. Hoodless
On the large scale, the finer oils of this kind are often filtered through Canton-flannel bags.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley