[HNW] 18th century sprang?

Deborah Pulliam pulliam at acadia.net
Wed May 17 12:16:28 PDT 2006

<<Say what?  Sprang that late?>>

Sprang was used in the 18c - George Washington's military sash (as 
well as a lot of other officers') was made with sprang.

Sprang was also used a lot in the 19c. You see it frequently in the 
tops of stockings purses, with the bottoms made by crochet or 


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