This ivory cotton broadcloth is a luxurious white, a very pale cloth with hints of brown and yellow. Use it when a subtle white is required. It is machine washable, sturdy, and soft. It is a high quality, 100 percent cotton fabric. Originally, broadcloth was made from wool. It played an important role in medieval costume. Today, this versatile material is used in clothing, upholstery, and crafts. Broadcloth is densely woven, with a medium drape. This allows it to flow and also to hold a crease. Broadcloth is a dense, high thread count fabric that resists tears, making it well-suited for clothing and crafts.