She glanced around, noting several objects covered with cloths, as well as a box that sat on a table beside the door.
Tables were covered with white linen table cloths and adorned with violet colored napkins inside light gray napkin holders.
By the time Carmen retrieved the table cloths from the house, Gerald and Alex had crossed the footbridge and were on the path up the hill to the house.
Gerald offered to help Carmen with the table cloths and Alex went inside to work in his office until the guests arrived.
The pure Sakai in the interior have a good knowledge of planting rice, tapioca, &c., fashion pretty vessels from bamboos, which they decorate with patterns traced by the aid of fire, make loin-cloths (their only garment) from the bark of the trap and ipoh trees; are very musical, using a rude lute of bamboo, and a noseflute of a very sweet tone, and singing in chorus very melodiously; and altogether have attained in their primitive state to a higher degree of civilization than have the Semang.
Cotton has not been cultivated in China from such early times as in India, and although cotton cloths are mentioned in early writings it was not until about A.D.
The principal manufactures of the Malays are cotton and silk cloths, earthenware and silver vessels, mats and native weapons.
The best cotton cloths are those manufactured by the Bugis people in Celebes, and the batek cloths which come from Java and are stamped with patterns.
The bodies were interred wrapped in linen cloths, or swathed in bands, and were frequently preserved by embalming.
The required thickness of the spread sheet is very often secured by the rubber-faced surfaces of two cloths being united before curing.
Worsted cloths for men's wear seem to have been made first about 1870 at nearly the same time in the Washington mills here, in the Hockanum mills of Rockville, Connecticut, and in Wanskuck mills, Providence, Rhode Island.
The streets were hung with rich cloths of silk arras and tapestry; the aldermen and principal men of the city threw out of their windows handsful of gold and silver, to signify their gladness at the king's return; and the conduits ran with wine, both white and red.
Oleg returned to Kiev laden with golden ornaments, costly cloths, wines, and all manner of precious things.
Hilversum manufactures large quantities of floor-cloths and horse-blankets.
The precipitated gold is washed, treated with salt and sulphuric acid to remove iron salts, roughly dried by pressing in cloths or on filter paper, and then melted with salt, borax and nitre in graphite crucibles.
Coarse linen and woollen cloths are manufactured to a small extent.