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55989Re: [Authentic_SCA] Middle Eastern Question

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  • Lilinah
    Jun 4, 2007
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      Sine wrote:
      >Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM) wrote.........
      >......>Actually, there is evidence for a *pure white* head cloth and a
      > >*simple* filet (not those big thick black and gold agals i see) at
      >>least in al-Andalus. I have some pictures on my website... if the
      >>gentleman is a Maghribi or Andalusi.
      >
      >Now this would be of more interest to him. Something simple
      >and cooler to the head........I understand a one strand cord (filet),
      >is there a colour restriction for that? He does agree with me that
      >it feels more mediaeval to have something on the head - he just
      >doesn't want to be miserable in it.
      >
      >Apparently he is about 1000 C.E. Persian. You also mentioned a
      >cap? Rather like the short Fez, embroidered type?
      >Thank you for your time,

      Uh, mmm, alas, that white head cloth is not appropriate for a
      Persian. I think a cap of some sort is going to be more appropriate
      for the rest of his clothing.

      Is he Sogdian or Seljuk?

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      Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
      the persona formerly known as Anahita
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