The sign of the unicorn. A fabric shop for 18th century reenactors and historians.

Linen and Woolen Draper,
Haberdasher &c.

Do you have an avid reader in mind who loves history? The Journal of the Early Americas has well researched articles and fantastic pictures! Pirates hindering your trade? At the Point of a Cutlass follows a rare narrative of an American pirate from 1725.



Gift certificates are great for any gift giving occasion and come in $5.00, $10.00, $25.00, $50.00, and $100.00.

A selection of items for sale at Wm. Booth, Draper.

What woman would not like flowers for this holiday season? A beautiful needle case or set of silk thread buttons would be a great surprise hiding in a stocking. Spruce up anyone's outfit with a change of shoe buckles. When they open their present and find the book Selling Silks it will have you all talking!

William Booth in clothing typical of a merchant c. 1775.

J    ust imported from Liverpool, and the last ships from London, &c. and now opening for Sale, by Wm. Booth, In his STORE, at the Sign of the Unicorn,

A      large and excellent assortment of linen checks and stripes, linen Hollands, cords, diaper, and jeans, Scotch, Irish and flaxen ozenbrigs; Russia sheetings, Hessen, Russia and ravens duck, canvas; plains, serge, broadcloths, woolens, worsteds, white flannels, scarlet, drab, light and dark blue, brown, claret, garnet, sage, purple and pea green, coarse cloths; coloured threads, Scotch threads; wool doubled, and ready for knitting; mould, thread and wire shirt buttons; fashionable plated and brass buttons; Indian binding, white, and red, white twist, white tapes, colour'd silk ribbon, worsted braid, gold lace; scissors, bodkins, stilleto; brass, Pinchbeck, shoe and knee buckles, plain sleeve links; With a general assortment of other goods as usual.