A little research shows the design is very old, but the printed application on cloth is past period.
From: Satine <ladysatinedelacourcel@...
Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:04 AM
Subject: [Authentic_SCA] Re: printed fabric
My instinct is to say maybe Ottoman Turkish, Mughal Indian or possibly Persian. from the description I am thinking OOP as well. Without a photo is is hard to tell by description alone.
--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Michael Hurley <mephit@...> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2011, at 9:25 PM, jewett_christine wrote:
> > I couldn't resist buying some fabric that is printed in black with
> > an elaborate floral design that at first glance looks like paisley,
> > but isn't. I've seen paintings of kirtles in what could be printed
> > fabric. I think this fabric would make an awesome kirtle - but I'm
> > worrying that the pattern is too out of place. I don't want to walk
> > around KNOWING that the fabric is a totally wrong fit for the
> > period! What is everyone's opinion on this? Would something like
> > what I've described be TOO anachronistic?
> > Re: Italian Gown - I have started the first muslin bodice. I think I
> > may be on the right track!
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