[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!


Susan Farmer
sfarmer at goldsword.com
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Division of Science and Math

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