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 or ... Bridge 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 ...
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 ... steel cables supporting the Brooklyn Bridge were first covered in linseed oil then wrapped in duck tape before being laid in place ... certain boots and 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)

    Well designed, fully functional infant. Provides someone to live for as well as another mouth to feed. Produces cooing, gurgling and other adorable sounds. May cause similar behavior in nearby adults. Cries when hungry, sleepy or just because. Hand Wash with warm water and mild soap, then pat dry with soft cloth and talc. Internal mechanisms are self-cleaning... Two Genders: Male. Female. Five Colors: White. Black. Yellow. Red. Camouflage.
    Alfred Gingold, U.S. humorist. Items From Our Catalogue, “Baby,” Avon Books (1982)