While the children are putting on their French cambrics, I will tell you a Fairy story.
There was lingerie to be selected, stuffs immaterial as moonbeams, cambrics that could be drawn through a ring.
France is noted for the manufacture of linen lawns and cambrics, and Belfast, Ireland, for table-cloths and napkins.
Near Lille is Cambrai, the chief place of manufacture for that finer class of linens known as cambrics.
In the Pas-de-Calais the fabrication of lace and cambrics was obliged to stop before a fall of twenty-five per cent.
Now, go upstairs and tell Justine to put on your French cambrics and your sashes, and when you're ready come straight down.