In order to make a good decision and selection for your bedding, you may have wondered what are the differences are between Egyptian Cotton and Percale cotton? Also, how do the attributes of each cotton help you decide which suits your needs and preferences?

To answer your questions around this subject let us firstly answer the following questions, what is Egyptian cotton?

Egyptian cotton is made from cotton that is grown in Egypt. It is known in the textile industry as extra long staple(ELS) cotton. However, the Egyptian cotton is hand-picked resulting in less stress on the cotton, which in turn create longer, finer yarns. Therefore the cotton is both stronger and softer.

At Redhouse on River, we offer 100% Egyptian Cotton with a 400 thread count with a Sateen finish. The 400 thread count offers a soft yet durable Egyptian cotton. Favoured for its cool feel and sateen silky finish. This product is what you expect to find at top hotel chains worldwide. So it is an excellent choice for your home, Airbnb or guest house.

Then we need to ask, what is Percale cotton?

Percale refers to the weave used to produce the fabric which is then used for duvet covers, fitted sheets, flat sheets, and pillow cases and other bedding products. Percale is a closely woven cotton which produces a smooth, flat, closely woven and combed fabric that comes in 100 percent cotton. The thread count represents the number of threads used per square inch in the chosen weave. 

At Redhouse on River, we offer a selection of Percale in 100 percent cotton which is both soft and durable. We offer a wide range of sheeting, fitted sheets, flat sheets, duvet cover sets and pillow cases to match. They are available in Steel Grey and timeless and classic White to work in your bedroom decor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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