Sammal is an obscure late nineteenth century term for a type of woollen cloth used for certain types of ecclesiastical embroidery in Northern Europe.

Source: CAULFEILD, Sophia Frances Anne and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882), The Dictionary of Needlework: An Encyclopaedia of Artistic, Plain and Fancy Needlework, London: L. Upcott Gill, p. 433.


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