sa•teen [sa-teen]: Twilled cotton cloth of light weight, finished to imitate silk satin. There are two kinds, viz., warp sateen and filling sateen.
per•cale [per-keyl]: Percale is a closely woven fabric made with a good quality of cotton yarn.
read more » The finer qualities are used for handkerchiefs, aprons, etc., and when used for these purposes are not printed, but bleached after the fabric comes from the loom.
Suggested uses: Sheets, comforters, duvets, women's and girls' dresses and bridal attire, window treatments, table linens.