The patron saint of wool combers was Bishop Blaise (c.289-316) who had no connection with textiles but is said to have met his death by having his flesh torn with iron combs similar to those used by wool combers.
Patricia Baines (copyright 1977) Spinning Wheels, Spinners, and Spinning
Really? Okay. That's a visual I could do without. Who even thought that up to begin with?