Sail Cloth

Thirteen small fabric fragments have been analyzed, which represent two types of fabric structure: 2x1 half basket weave and 1x1 plain weave. The half basket weave is the most common fabrication structure used for heavier sails. The baste fiber fabric can provide a wealth of information with regard to type of sail and possibly country of origin base on their fabric structure, e.g. weave structure and fabric count, as well as seam types.

Identifier:
QAR347.006
Institution:
Queen Anne's Revenge