It is woven tightly to inhibit penetration of the corset's bones and resist stretching. Coutil has a high cotton content. Content has good dimensional stability, or a resistance to stretching, which makes it a good choice for such a stressed garment.
This is the best type of fabric to use for corsetry i.e. Lumbo-Sacral and Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthoses as it is densly woven, non stretch, fine, and very very strong.
A mixture of 65% polyester and 35% cotton.
Sold per meter.