1) A fabric which is considered to take its name from the Belgian town of Doornik.

It was imported into Hull in the fifteenth century and used initially for bed canopies: 1463 8 peces dornyk ... 6 peces braband cloth, Hull

1527 one covering to a bed, on sperver of dornyx, Whitkirk

1568 Item an olde sparver of Donex, not Serviceable, Healaugh

1621 2 dornex carpet cloathes, South Cave.

spellings dornix
dates 1463 1527 1568 1621

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