Bolt, Cut, Length of Cloth

These terms are used to designate the length of the woven cloth as it comes from the loom in the gray goods state or in the finished length in the trade. Men’s and women’s wear cloth in the woolen and worsted trade will range anywhere from a 50 yard piece to a 100 yard length. The most popular cut lengths seem to be 55. 50. 72, 75, 80, 90, and 100 yards. These lengths are the most desirable for the cut-fit—trim trade. Cotton lengths usually run from 40 to 50 yards.Rayon and silk cloths usually range from 33 to 40 yards: however, lengths other than these are used when warranted.



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