Say, have you read this?

In Samuel Pepys’ diary entry for the 21st of June, 1661, he mentions purchasing some ‘say’: “…having bought some green Say for curtains in my parler”.

Say is one of several archaic names for baize, a fabric commonly employed for furnishings.

Jack Plane


About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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1 Response to Say, have you read this?

  1. Le Loup says:

    Good one, thank you.
    Regards, Keith.


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