Panne A satin-faced , velvet or silk material named from the French for "plush", which has a high luster made possible by the tremendous roller-pressure treatment given the material in finishing.
Piece Goods Finished goods in a saleable state. Pieces generally run 50 or 65 yards.
Pilling Formation of fiber fuzz balls on fabric surface by wear or friction.
Plisse A fabric with a crinkled or puckered effect, generally in the direction of the warp, which is created either by tension weaving or through the application of a caustic soda solution which shrinks part of the yarns on the back of the cloth.
Pocket Weave A jacquard double -layered fabric with several warps. The design is created with both warps and fillings.
Polished Cotton A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. Polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece dyed or printed.