Cloth Tape

Some articles on tape, cloth:

Ducttape - History and Etymology
... The first material called "duck tape" was long strips of plain cotton duck cloth used in making shoes stronger, for decoration on clothing, and for wrapping steel ... cables supporting the Brooklyn Bridge were first covered in linseed oil then wrapped in duck tape before being laid in place ... used canvas duck fabric for the upper or for the insole, and duck tape was sometimes sewn in for reinforcement ...
Duct Tape - History and Etymology
... The first material called "duck tape" was long strips of plain cotton duck cloth used in making shoes stronger, for decoration on clothing, and for wrapping steel cables or electrical conductors to protect them ... were first covered in linseed oil then wrapped in duck tape before being laid in place ... shoes used canvas duck fabric for the upper or for the insole, and duck tape was sometimes sewn in for reinforcement ...

Famous quotes containing the words tape and/or cloth:

    I could buy one
    Tape and get another free. I accept- Ed the deal, paid for one tape and
    Chose a free one. But since I’ve been
    Repeatedly billed for my free tape.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Crotchless trouser allows wearer to show private parts in public. Neoprene-coated nylon pack cloth is stain resistant, water repellent and tickles thighs when walking. Tan-olive shade goes with most fetishes. Adjustable straps attach to belt for good fit and easy up-down. Pant is suitable for fast exposures as well as extended engagements. One size fits all.
    Alfred Gingold, U.S. humorist. Items From Our Catalogue, “Flasher’s Pants,” Avon Books (1982)