1) A ruff or band worn round the neck.
The word is on record from c.1500 and in early examples the fabric was often velvet: 1532 to my aunnte … my velvett patlett, Seacroft
1559 a petticote and a pattelet of velvet, Treeton. In 1522, Robert Skyrley of Doncaster bequeathed a patlett of velvett to Agnes Bukton and his velvett jacket to Laurence Foster, to make his childer pattelettes and cuyffes. References in the early seventeenth century include: 1615 iij patlets and iij course bendes, items bequeathed by Walter Morvell of Bingley to his sister.