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The Art of Ayrshire Needlework

5d. Cannel Coal

Description:

'Cannel' or candle coal burns with a bright flame. It was used as a source of illumination as well as heat. Ayrshire Needleworkers often used it for light while working indoors.

Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EATX053n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council