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Re: [Authentic_SCA] Silk noil was Re: [Fibers and Spinning/Crocheting

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  • Amy Heilveil
    Beth, I would love to know this reference. I m always looking for references on things like this..... Smiles, Despina de la hopes you don t have to dig too
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 9, 2006
      Beth, I would love to know this reference. I'm always looking for references
      on things like this.....

      Smiles,
      Despina de la hopes you don't have to dig too much


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    • Alexis
      ... noil ... Romanesque ... the ... extensively used ... (noil) or ... the use in ... Elsewhere ... Thx for the correction. Book title & ISBN pls!!! Yis,
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 9, 2006
        >
        > I'm sorry. Soil noil is documentable. There is a piece of red silk
        noil
        > cloth in existence. It was found wrapping a Saint's relic in a
        Romanesque
        > alter in a church in the French Pyrenees . I've got the book with
        the
        > archeological summary around here somewhere. It was also
        extensively used
        > in mercery. About a third of all silk fiber produced was broken
        (noil) or
        > doubled (dupioni). Even in Venice, there were no restrictions on
        the use in
        > textiles for private use.. it just could not be exported or sold.
        Elsewhere
        > in Italy it was used in mixed cloth as well.
        >
        > YIS
        > Beth of Walnutvale
        >
        Thx for the correction. Book title & ISBN pls!!!

        Yis,
        Cassandra
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