A general classification for strong, lustrous, long staple cotton produced largely in the Nile River Valley. The staple averages 1 ⅛” to 1 ½”. The fibers are fine and vary from a light cream to dark tan color.
A trademark of LOFTEX used in the marketing of extra long staple cotton. The legend of Emperor’s Cotton dates back to the Han Dynasty farmers in the Xinjiang area near China’s border with Russia.