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58760Re: [Authentic_SCA] Neck facings or not

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  • Catherine Olanich Raymond
    Jun 16, 2011
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      On 06/16/2011 07:16 PM, Diane Sawyer Dooley wrote:
      > Um... I didn't write any of that. Attribution matters, people!


      Sorry for the bad cutting. I was actually just trying to comment on
      what Catrijn had said.
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      >> ________________________________
      >> From: Catherine Olanich Raymond<cathy@...>
      >> To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 7:10 PM
      >> Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Neck facings or not
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      >> On 06/16/2011 04:17 PM, Diane Sawyer Dooley wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> ________________________________
      >>>> From: Michael Hurley<mephit@...>
      >>>> To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
      >>>> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 4:09 PM
      >>>> Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Neck facings or not
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      >>>> On Jun 16, 2011, at 9:47 AM, Catrijn vanden Westhende wrote:
      >>>>> That demonstrates something that looks like a facing, but doesn't tell
      >>>>> us much about it's construction. It could equally well be applied
      >>>>> more like appliqué, and not be integral to the finishing of the
      >>>>> neckline.
      >>>>
      >>>> For that matter, they could be tablet woven edges integral to the body
      >>>> fabric, but contrasting in appearance. This was certainly done in
      >>>> later times (surviving samples from the 14th century, as I recall), I
      >>>> don't know if tablet weaving was known to the earlier celts. Anyone?
      >>
      >> The Hogom grave (Migration Period) has tablet woven edging on a cloak.
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      >> http://tinyurl.com/6d3zqo4
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      >> The Hochdorf grave contains tablet woven remains:
      >>
      >> http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/dfdt.html
      >>
      >> Carolyn's essay discusses other early tablet-woven finds, and includes a
      >> bibliography.
      >>
      >> I vaguely recall having heard that the classical Romans did tablet
      >> weaving with 3-sided tablets, but I can't quote a source for that.
      >>
      >> --
      >> Cathy Raymond
      >> cathy@...
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      >> "Beware how you take away hope from another human being."
      >> --Oliver Wendell Holmes
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      Cathy Raymond
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      "Beware how you take away hope from another human being."
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