Wigan (fabric)

Wigan is a cotton material coated with latex rubber.[1][2] Its name has been derived from Wigan, the name of a former mill town in Greater Manchester (historically Lancashire), England.[1]


  1. "Definition: Wigan". Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913). www.die.net. 2009-05-23. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
  2. U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center; General Services Administration (1991-03-26). "ARMY A-A-52097 Cloth, Wigan, cotton". DOD standards (Military/Federal specs) - Mechanical Collection. IHS, Inc. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
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