Calico in British usage since 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 Calicut in south western 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.
Calico is an ideal fabric for our base range storage bags, tough and hard wearing, the bags have a single rope style drawstring. The bags are available in a selection of sizes and a natural colour. It is recommended that the fabric is wipes clean by way of a damp cloth. Some shrinkage may be experienced if washed in a washing machine.