Brown Striped Worsted Wool Camlet - $15.00 yd.


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Camlet "Of plain weave, woven in many widths, lengths, qualities and in all colors.  Some of goat's hair, some partly of silk, or linen and some entirely of wool; they are made for men's and women's clothing, bed hangings, furniture, and church hangings." (Textiles in America, Montgomery pp 188)  Camlet is one of the many "stuffs" produced by Norwich and later York in the 18th century.  We looked at an early dye book in the collection of Winterthur museum which had samples of this particular weave dyed in various colors.

  • It is well suited to Ladies' gowns, jackets and petticoats, Men’s waistcoats, lightweight coats and jackets, summer trousers, linings, mitts and other accessories as well as children’s gowns.
  • 100% Worsted Wool 60 Inches Wide.

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