from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sendal.
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She ordered two robes each of five ells, the one to be of green and lined with either cendal or sarcenet, and the other to be of brunet stuff.
And note that if the bed be covered with cloth, there is needed a fur coverlet of small vair, but if it be covered with serge, or broidery, or pinwork of cendal, not. '
The 'mezzaro' is a kind of hooded cloak worn by the Genoese women, as the 'cendal' is worn at Venice, and the 'mantilla' at Madrid.
‘mezzaro’ is a kind of hooded cloak worn by the Genoese women, as the ‘cendal’ is worn at Venice, and the
[Footnote 703: Clerk of the Town Hall of Albi, in _Trial_, vol. iv, p. 300.] [Footnote 704: Thomassin, in _Trial_, vol. iv, p. 304.] [Footnote 705: _Sandal_ or _cendal_, a silk bearing some resemblance to taffetas.
The varieties of silk stuffs known at this time were velvet, satin (which was called samite), and taffety (called cendal or sendall), all of which were occasionally stitched with gold and silver.] and satin.