59100Re: How did people hold their pens?
- Jul 8, 2012Ummm, an ink horn. I need to look into those. When I do demos making silk standards I use a sea shell to put my dye in. So perhaps an ink horn might have been used.
And thank you for pointing that out.
Mme du Pont
Stayner de silk
4 days til I relocate to the realm of Meridies
--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Karen_Larsdatter" <karen_larsdatter@...> wrote:
> Madame du Pont asked:
> > Do you know why in a lot of the pictures the writers are holding
> > two instruments, one in each hand?
> It depends on which illustration you're looking at; the second tool in http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317-62-r/data is likely an inkhorn, for example (see http://larsdatter.com/inkwells.htm for several examples).
> Karen Larsdatter
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