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

Linen and Woolen Draper,
Haberdasher &c.

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As the Holidays are upon us, here are some suggestions for the reenactor who has everything. A new boook exploring a certain aspact of the American Revolution 'They Were Good Soldiers'. For the tailor in the family A facsimile reproduction of The Taylor's Complete Guide from c. 1796. For Jane Austen and War of 1812 enthusiests you might take a look at the new Fig Leaf gowns, spencers or reticules.

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.