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Depends, as with most things, on your period and location. Usually our best guesses are archaeological sources and analysis of fibers found in grave sites,
Thanks for all the cool links! I'll definitely follow up on them. Also, I'm a writer/bard in medieval epic poetry. Is that a profession in the SCA?
A Florilegium file in the TEXTILE ARTS section which might be of interest: color-a-fab-bib (11K) 9/17/98 Biblio. from a class on color and fabrics.
Here is a message I've saved, which isn't in the Florilegium. Yet. <<< Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 20:55:05 -0400 (EDT) From: Daniel And elizabeth phelps
<<< Does anybody happen to know about banks in the middle ages? I read that they existed in some form or another. Did people just keep all their gold coin
<<< That sounds like a great book. Do you know of any books that include Ireland, or that cover Ireland specifically? I don't mean the politics but the
<<< I will say this: those who portray serfs, servants, and others with little to no status can get away with owning less garb (and less expensive garb) than
Justin commented: <<< All that being said, if anyone *wishes* to portray a serf, either as an alternate persona or as their main persona, it's not against the
Thanks for the info! I will definitely look into it. I notice some conflicting information on the internet. Probably best to stick to books!
For many book subjects I use Amazon.com kind of like a book google search. I make sure to click on books then I type in the search query. In this case I typed
Hi, I deal with pigments and dyes, though I am not a fiber arts dye person. What I know is that black was a very expensive color to use for clothing. It was