"all the particulars of calico, muslin, and cambric"
Calico fabric
Creative Commons AttributionCalico fabric - Credit: pareeerica, Flickr

Calico is a fabric made of unbleached cotton. It is not dyed and was often made from cotton that was not completely processed, leaving small brownish dots in the fabric. It is a sturdy material.



Muslin sheets
Creative Commons AttributionMuslin sheets - Credit: Stanzii, Wikipedia Commons

Muslin is a thin cotton fabric, loosely woven so that it is extremely light and almost transparent.



Linen sleeve lined with red cotton cambric
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeLinen sleeve lined with red cotton cambric - Credit: kellyhogaboom, Flickr

 Cambric, or batiste, is a light cotton or linen fabric, opaque and quite soft.