Glossary beginning with E

French terms for costume and textile, taken from Cotgrave and other sources

escarlatesearch for term

Scarlet, usually referring to the very prized scarlet-colored woolen fabric.

Synonyms: descarlate, d'escarlate
estaminesearch for term

Called stamell, tamine, tammie, temming or tabine in England at the time, estamine was a fine , fairly thin fabric of silk and worsted wool fabric.

Synonyms: tamine