July 30, 2012

Canvas

canvas |ˈkanvəs|nouna strong, coarse unbleached cloth made from hemp, flax, cotton, or a similar yarn, used to make items such as sails and tents and as a surface for oil painting [as adj. a canvas bag.
ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old Northern French canevas, based on Latincannabis ‘hemp,’ from Greek kannabis.

 ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Padlock Printed Canvas and Leather Bucket Bag, $654
 CARVEN Cotton Blend-Canvas Jacket, $543
YVES SAINT LAURENT High-rise Wide-leg Cotton-canvas Pants, $393