1) A cloth of variegated colours, resembling some kinds of marble.

1521 pro xiij virg. panni lanei coloris marble empt. pro vestura choristarum, Ripon

1555 Item vij yards of marble, xjs viijd, Kendal. The adjective was used for clothes made of such material: 1527 to my brother John a marble Jacket, Menston

1544 to Elizabeth Gyll my marbell kyrtell, Timble

1557 To Harry Fentyman my sonne my marble coott, Swillington.

dates 1521 1527 1544 1555 1557

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