Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Fabric sources, was: Question on source...
At 05:42 PM 9/1/2001 +0000, you wrote:
>Cassandra can also tell you that you are dead on. Spinning was veryJust to be perfectly picky - you need to qualify that statement with a time
>fine and even. So was the weaving. I have seen thread counts on
>historical textiles that scare me. If cloth was not up to standard,
>the weaver could be fined or put in the stocks w/ the cloth burnt in
>front of him.
>You want to get reeled silk. Consider a mortgage on the house.
>There is not much evidance of hemp being used for clothing. Although
>considering it's odd of surviving... I read of it being more commonly
>used for rope.
& place I think. : ) According to Elizabeth Wayland Barber in
"Prehistoric Textiles" hemp was used for clothing and hemp specifically was
mentioned 7 times in the wills and inventories I looked at for 16th c. England.
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Danielle Nunn-Weinberg <dannw@m...> wrote:
> > The only references I have seen have been in the latter part ofthe 16th
> century so, I think that it would be out for early 16th c.Hmm - pity. I suppose it is only one layer...