59182Re: [Authentic_SCA] Embroidered hoods?
- Dec 3, 2012You may be able to add a few descrete buttons and loops in order to button a reflective stripe on the hood for modern safety convenience yet still be able to remove the strip for SCA purposes.
Ylaire Sainte Claire
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On Dec 2, 2012, at 10:58, Kareina Talvi Tytär <kareina.sca@...> wrote:
> I have been assembling myself a black wool hood fully lined in fur (from a
> (probably) mink coat I found at a second hand store).
> Since I live in Frostheim (Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden) I will be using it on
> cold days to walk to and from work. Therefore I am now considering adding
> some sort of white and silver metallic embroidery so that it will be a bit
> reflective in headlights and so safer to wear on our dark winter days.
> However, I will aslo want to use it at SCA events, therefore any embroidery
> added needs to be appropriate to somewhere and somewhen in our period. I
> have certainly seen many people at events over the years wearing hoods with
> embroidery on them, but I have no idea from which century(ies) or
> culture(s) those hoods come from.
> When next I am on a better connection than my phone I plan to do a search
> to see what I can find on line in the way of period examples of embroidered
> hoods. However, knowing how easy it is to forget what I had planed to
> search for I thought I would ask here as well.
> Do any of you know of any nice examples of embroidered hoods in period?
> From where/when? Any and all suggestions of urls to check out when I am
> properly on line again will be appreciated, in part because the email
> waiting in my in box will remind me to go looking.
> Feeling flexible as to time and place today.
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