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What did a Mocado Weaver do for work in 1667.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question: I am curious what the occupation of a mocado weaver consisted  of.  I found it on a probate record from Hampshire England in 1667.


Answer: A Mocado weaver was one who was a weaver of wool which had the appearance of velvet.  This was produced for clothing in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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