Samite and Sendal are the two generally named in our English romances.
It's a word that always thrills me, "samite, mystic, wonderful."
The palace was beautifully decorated with hangings of purple and samite.
Samite was a silk material, of which no more is known than that it was very expensive, and had a glossy sheen, like satin.
Doucebelle, watching her with deep yet concealed ...