Abaca is a natural fibre that originated in the Philippines from a Musa textilis plant. It is a hard fibre, where mature plants are processed and turned into fibre similar to flax and hemp. Abaca fabric is highly durable, versatile, and breathable. There are many different types and qualities of abaca fabrics. Textile producers often blend abaca fibre with other materials, natural or synthetic, to make various abaca fabrics.
flax (linen), hemp, burlap
Plant Fibres & Materials