Cloth of gold

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Please note that 'Cloth of Gold' is not made from gold but was made from fibres obtained from a shellfish related to the culinary moule.

A lot of people say that, but I'll leave it to someone better qualified than me to refute:

what I can prove is the existance of very nice samites woven with gold thread. I think this needs to be on the page, even if part of the period did use 'cloth of gold' to refer to shellfish fabric.Tiff