Wool tape was used extensively in the 18th century on into modern times. In the 18th & 19th century it could be found on petticoat & gown hems, wallets, jackets, Regimental coats, Native American garments, bed hangings and slipcovers. Hats were bound in it and garments closed with it. Two examples of tapes used for hem bindings, one from the 18th century & one from the 19th century.
Category: wool tape