Black Wool Plush - Remnants - $30.00 yd.
To be sold in North Carolina - 1778 "plushes of different colours"
Plush, such as this Black Wool Plush, was a soft faced wool, much like velvet, dyed in all manner of colors. It was a popular choice for breeches, waistcoats and winter jackets. Worn by all social classes, it is documented in tailors account books, accounts of self-liberating people, and in orders for livery, with reds, buffs & blues being the most common. Plushes, called by other names, were found in later period garments, especially outerwear.
- This Black Wool Plush is heavy enough for outerwear, but soft enough for winter breeches, winter mitts, jackets and winter waistcoats.
- This Black Wool Plush is 100% Wool, 56 inches wide.
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