Percale is a type of plain weave fabric that has a cotton-like appearance. Usually with a medium weight,  it has a count that goes from low to medium (around 180 to 250 threads per square inch). Firm and smooth with no gloss, washes very well, is made from both carded and combed yarns, and can be woven of various fibers (such as cotton, polyester, or various blends). Principal end-uses of Peracle include sheets, blouses, and dresses.