Silk treated on one side with oil to make it waterproof.
- G. Ashman's aquatic glove improved upon the original 1855 life preserver patent by adding webbing between the fingers of non-absorbent, oiled silk.
- First she makes a little roll of her precious letters, wraps them in oiled silk, and binds them with twine.
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