sarcenet also is a light webbed silk, and by degrees supplanted cendal.
I answerde 'sarcenet' by cause of the lest coste to helpe it forward.
After the usual compliments, I gave her the two pieces of sarcenet she had commissioned me to get.
"I've laid by a pretty piece of sarcenet of which to make you a capuchin," she said promptly.
Also two old short garments, paned of satin Bruges and of sarcenet of divers colours in the bodies.
sarcenet was in those days "a fine soft silk," the word being "probably derived from 'Saracen.'"
Whether that Fishpole made not a woman's gown of sarcenet of small pieces, and whether it was not worth 20s.
Here the Admiralty clerks wife had a mind to a petticoat of sarcenet bordered with black lace, and probably purchased it.
And he saith he saw the curtains of sarcenet, but how many ells they were he knoweth not, but every ell was worth 3s.
Mr. Archfield came to bring me a pattern of sarcenet to match for poor young Madam in London.