(Ratine) was a thick napped twilled woolen
in France, Italy
and Holand. There
were several varieties
- high twist
rate, outperforming standard
cut or loop pile ****s. Wadmal Ratteen British History
On-Line; the idea that it was made of Frisian
wool is an...
warp and a wool filling, used for rugs, tablecloths, etc. Ratteen
The Uffculme wills
and inventories: 16th to 18th centuries, p.272 (Peter...
- Kilmacrenan Killygarvan Millford Rathtinny Glebe
90 Tirhugh Drumhome Donegal Ratteen
103 Raphoe Taughboyne Strabane Rawros
216 Kilmacrenan Mevagh Millford
- sale: "broad-cloths, baizes, druggets, hairbines, camblets, calamancoes, ratteens
, shalloons, sergdenim, lastings, drawboys, duroys, serges, flannels, black...
to develop industrial
activities. In 1723, some mills produced ratteen
or Ecouché sheets, much valued. A factory producing large sheets