Cloth Measure.

2 1/4 Inches

1 nail

4 Nails

1 qr. of a yard.

3 Quarters

1 Flemish ell.

4 Quarters

1 yard, or 36 in.

5 Quarters

1 English ell.

6 Quarters.....

1 French ell.

The English Ell is used in Holland, but most articles are measured by the Yard.