In the fifteenth century Naples was famous for the weaving of fustians.
A reference to Norwich fustians of as early a date as the 14th century is quoted by Baines.
It was the principal market for the fustians which were manufactured at Bolton, Leigh and the places adjacent.
Item iij large cofres for the wardrobe for bedds, shetis and fustians.
Fustians shall always be shorn ...