[HNW] cotton in SCA period

Allison263@aol.com Allison263 at aol.com
Tue Jan 17 11:50:51 PST 2006


In a message dated 1/17/06 12:36:22 PM, joanmj at surewest.net writes:


> so I would not expect to find "blends" as we now use them (e.g., mixing 
> cotton and linen fibers, or wool and silk, in the individual threads).
> 
> 
I was referring to blended fabrics, not blended fibers. I don't know of any 
fabrics that were woven of blended fibers in SCA period. And you are correct 
about the fibers in fustian being linen warp/cotton weft. I was a little 
dyslexic this morning when I typed that. 

Cheers,
Gabrielle


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