Sunday, August 25, 2013

Oiled Caps, 1391

[The] cappes [wanted fulling and were oiled with grease that was rank..Therefore, it was ordered that the said] cappes [should be burnt in Chepe].

Memorials of London and London Life, ed. H. T. Riley (1868)

1 comment:

Dave said...

Oiled to make them waterproof, I presume? What would they ordinarily have been oiled with?