- May 7, 2009
THE 11th CURTAIN. . . MADE of GOAT HAIR
And thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering
upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make. The length
of one curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain
four cubits: and the eleven curtains shall be all of one measure.
Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead. SONG OF SOLOMON 4:1.
Fur usually consists of two main layers:
· Down hair (known also as undercoat or ground hair) — the bottom layer consisting of wool hairs, usually wavy or curly without straight portions or sharp points; down hairs tend to be shorter, flat, curly, and more numerous than the top layer….
· Guard hair — the top layer consisting of longer, generally coarser, nearly straight shafts of hair that protrude through the down hair layer. The distal ends of the guard hairs provide the externally visible layer of the coat of most mammals with well-developed fur…