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11140Re: cloth of gold

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  • loom@gte.net
    Aug 1, 2001
      Found it! See Agnes Geijer, A History of Textile Arts, p11-13.
      Discusses the making of gold thread w/ variations.

      Cassandra
      --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., s_krasley@r... wrote:
      > One Piece that is cloth of gold that come to mind is the Uppsala
      gown.
      > Or Golden gown of Queen Margaret. Cynthia has an very nice article
      > and some upclose pictures for the reproduced fabric.
      > http://www.virtue.to/articles/margaret.html
      >
      > I think the gown dates to the late 14th century.
      > - Brynn
      >
      >
      > --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Danielle Nunn-Weinberg <dannw@m...>
      wrote:
      > > At 07:06 PM 7/30/2001 -0400, you wrote:
      > > > >What kind of references are you looking for? There are TONS
      of
      > 16th c.
      > > > >English references to cloth of gold of various sorts...
      > > >
      > > >I am looking for earlier references to coincide with my persona.
      > > >so roughly 12-14th century.
      > > >
      > > >I am particularly looking for clothing as opposed to altar
      pieces
      > or the
      > > >Field of the Cloth of Gold that Henry came up with ^_^
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >Thank you!
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >Ysabella
      > >
      > >
      > > You might want to try looking at royal progress accounts, wills
      or
      > wardrobe
      > > accounts. I seem to vaguely remember a book entitled something
      > like: "Of
      > > his arraye I no longer telle." IIRC it is the wardrobe accounts
      of
      > a King
      > > from some point in that time frame. I do 16th c. stuff mainly so
      > I'm sorry
      > > I'm not more use. :)
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > > Gwendoline
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