Calico (in British usage, 1505,) is a plain-woven textile made from unbleached and often not fully processed cotton. It may contain unseparated husk parts, for example. The fabric is far less fine than muslin, but less coarse and thick than canvas or denim, but it is still very cheap owing to its unfinished and undyed appearance.
The fabric was originally from the city of Kozhikode (known by the English as Calicut) in southwestern India. It was made by the traditional weavers called cāliyans. The raw fabric was dyed and printed in bright hues, and calico prints became popular in Europe.

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  1. S

    Anyone know the current location of CALICO firearms ?

    I've searched and come up with everything from Elgin Cornelius Hillsboro ect . If anyone knows where they are please let me know Thank you
  2. SHPD_Retired

    What are your thoughts on a Calico

    I recently saw a video of the Calico 9mm rifle and was quite intrigued with it. As I no not have a rifle in that caliber I just may want to get one. I find the whole idea of having a somewhat unique gun interesting. Any thoughts on this rifle?
  3. CountryGent

    North Korean Helical Magazines

    An blurb I read mentioned these. A couple of interesting pics: I wonder if these are a derivative of the Calico magazines made right here in Oregon. If so, I'm sure the royalty check is in the mail. ;) Anyway, figured it might be of interest. Cheers.
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