[HNW] wool "floss"

Susan Farmer sfarmer at goldsword.com
Tue Aug 25 07:55:52 PDT 2009


Quoting Alexandria Doyle <garbaholic at gmail.com>:

> 16th century canvas work, basically needlepoint, furnishings, like
> table carpets, and cushion covers.
>
> I haven't looked earlier than that, but I'd guess that being a fiber
> that was more common and perhaps sturdier in this function, it would
> have been fairly common in household items.
>

nods.  I'd forgotten about the table carpets, etc.  Brain Phart!

Thanks!

Susan
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