What is Percale?
PERCALE comes from the Persian word Pargalah a fabric containing a high thread count often used for sheets and clothing. Percale can be made up from a 50/50 blend of cotton and polyester, 100% cotton or any blend of fabrics to any ratio, Percale actually refers to the type of weave as opposed to the blend of fabrics. At macmillanqualitybedding.co.uk we offer 100% cotton Percale and Egyptian Cotton. Percale is light, firm, and smooth without gloss. It washes very well and with proper care (see Care For My Bedding) is an enduring fabric perfect for Bed Linen. Percale bedding comes in a number colours and is one of the finest fabrics for the production of Bed Linen. With a Thread Count of 180 it has a super silky feel guaranteed to please.