Barathea is an indistinct twill or broken-rib usually a twilled hopsack weave- with a fine textured, slightly pebbled surface. Often of silk or silk blended with wool, used for neckties, women’s fine suits and coats men and women’s evenings wear. Worsted, silk, rayon or silk or rayon warp combined with cotton or wool. Fine textured, slightly pebbled surface, appears to be cut off-grain. Very hard wearing, it is still often dyed black. Women’s suits and coats, men’s evening wear, dress goods in light fibers.