This section is from the "A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods" book, by George S. Cole. Also available from Amazon: A complete dictionary of dry goods and history of silk, cotton, linen, wool and other fibrous substances,: Including a full explanation of the modern processes ... together with various useful tables.
Tam 0' Shanter. A style of cap borrowed from the Scotch, and named after the hero of a famous poem by Robert Burns. The cap is without a peak, the crown large and flat, and extending straight out from the head-band from 2 to 4 inches.