Tudor Tailor Deerskin points: "The deerskin used for these handmade laces has been through a tanning process very close to the oil/alum tawing process used in the 16th century. The results are soft flexible laces that can hold a tight half-bow, whilst being surprisingly strong." set of twelve 12-inch, 56 pounds. Wow.
1583: Anatomie of Abuses by Phillip Stubbes: “When they use to ride abrod, they have invisories, or masks, visors made of velvet, wherwith they cover all their faces, having holes made in them against their eyes, whereout they look. So that if a man, that knew not their guise before, should chaunce to meet one of them, he would think hee met a monster or a devil; for face hee can see none, but two brode holes against her eyes with glasses in them.”
1583 English: Outside of lady's black velvet "Visard" mask discovered during the renovation of an inner wall of a stone building near Daventry, Northamptonshire, in the UK. The wall of the property was approximately four foot thick and the mask was found concealed within the inner hard core, which consisted of soil, straw and horsehair.
1485-1603: Silver bodkin with two eyelets and three round holes, decorated with a line design. Bodkins are long hairpins usually with an ornamental head, used as hairpins, for punching holes in leather or fabric, and for threading ribbon through loops.