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A clothes cleaner, not dissimilar in some ways to a modern "dry cleaner". Usually the work was done in a sort of retail shop-- but also privately for the wealthy. This practice is documented back to at least 100 BC and continued through the time of Christ. Because of the lack of chemicals, human and animal urine was used, especially to whiten clothes and linens. The fuller, often times a Roman slave, would with bare feet, stomp on the clothes soaked in a tub of urine. Later they would be stretched over a frame to dry and raked over with thistle to draw the texture back out of them. All in all, a sort of purifying process.
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