Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Color of the Day - Claie

Claie, 1600 – Item, one rounde kirtle of claie-colour satten, or terr’ sigillata, enbrodered all over with flowers of Venice silver and blacke silke. {Queen Elizabeth’s wardrobe}
Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth, 1823

excerpt from:
Elephant's Breath and London Smoke
edited by Deb Salisbury
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