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  • ivinian@hotmail.com
    I seem to remember Elizabeth I being rather fond of those sorts of buttons, but couldn t tell you more than that. Sex in Elizabethan England features a photo
    Message 1 of 39 , Jul 31, 2001
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      I seem to remember Elizabeth I being rather fond of those sorts of
      buttons, but couldn't tell you more than that.

      "Sex in Elizabethan England" features a photo of embroidery from one
      of her chemises -- blackwork snails, acorns, and oak leaves. Very
      pretty stuff.

      Aoda

      --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., rowengr@h... wrote:
      > --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Jeff Gedney <gedney1@i...> wrote:
      > > On Tuesday, July 24, 2001 5:48 PM, Sunny Medlock
      > [SMTP:sunnyday@m...] wrote:
      > > > For more fun with wierd buttons, check out the portrait of Doge
      > Leonardo
      > > > Loredan by Bellini http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/index1.html They
      are
      > the same
      > > > sort of thing as Durer's venetian woman, but smaller (I think)
      >
      > >
      > > Look like oak buttons to me. Haycorns or faux Bells belike.
      >
      >
      > This reminds me.... can anyone think of other documentation for
      > naturalistic buttons? Leaves, flowers, critters, suchlike things?
      >
      > I've been looking casually, but hadn't spotted any yet.
      >
      > Rowen
    • ivinian@hotmail.com
      I seem to remember Elizabeth I being rather fond of those sorts of buttons, but couldn t tell you more than that. Sex in Elizabethan England features a photo
      Message 39 of 39 , Jul 31, 2001
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        I seem to remember Elizabeth I being rather fond of those sorts of
        buttons, but couldn't tell you more than that.

        "Sex in Elizabethan England" features a photo of embroidery from one
        of her chemises -- blackwork snails, acorns, and oak leaves. Very
        pretty stuff.

        Aoda

        --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., rowengr@h... wrote:
        > --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Jeff Gedney <gedney1@i...> wrote:
        > > On Tuesday, July 24, 2001 5:48 PM, Sunny Medlock
        > [SMTP:sunnyday@m...] wrote:
        > > > For more fun with wierd buttons, check out the portrait of Doge
        > Leonardo
        > > > Loredan by Bellini http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/index1.html They
        are
        > the same
        > > > sort of thing as Durer's venetian woman, but smaller (I think)
        >
        > >
        > > Look like oak buttons to me. Haycorns or faux Bells belike.
        >
        >
        > This reminds me.... can anyone think of other documentation for
        > naturalistic buttons? Leaves, flowers, critters, suchlike things?
        >
        > I've been looking casually, but hadn't spotted any yet.
        >
        > Rowen
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