Saye

Saye is a woollen cloth woven in the west and south of England in and around the 15th and 16th centuries. A suburb of Bristol, England is called Sea Mills, this was originally Saye Mills.

Samuel Pepys on June 21, 1661, [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Diary_of_Samuel_Pepys/1661/June] recorded purchasing "green Say ... for curtains in my parler".

A related sort of cloth was [http://www.renaissancewoman.net/realmofvenus/seamstress/fabricglossary.htm] serica, which was finer, since it also contained silk.

External links

* [http://www.about-bristol.co.uk/sea-00.asp About Bristol Suburbs, Sea Mills, Early History]


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