Some articles on wool, wool cloth, cloth:
... woolly sheep may have begun around 6000 BC, with the earliest woven wool garments having only been dated to two to three thousand years later ... The oldest known European wool textile, ca ... invention of shears—probably in the Iron Age—the wool was plucked out by hand or by bronze combs ...
... Historians believe that the early inhabitants of Ireland dressed in wool cloth, although some argue that garments made of animal skins were more prevalent ... Most mantles were composed of small scraps of cloth sewn together, although the wealthy were able to afford mantles made from a single but very large piece of cloth ... Like men, women's clothing was mostly derived from wool ...
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“After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.”
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