Disposable Article With Enhanced Texture

March 30, 2004

A single-ply disposable fibrous article consisting of has been patented with a foreshortened, wet-extensible ply having a surface topography exhibiting regions of minimum and maximum calipers. The article contains creping ridges, where the creping ridges are oriented in a first direction and a coating bonded to the foreshortened ply. The coating defining bonded regions and a plurality of unbonded regions in the foreshortened ply where the minimum caliper is coincident the bonded regions and where the coating comprises a number of mutually parallel lines of adhesive extending in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction.