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Re: [Authentic_SCA] CHEMISE color

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  • Carolle M Cox
    Venetians wore White. There is one portrait in which the lady seems to have red sleeves beneath loose white camica sleeves, but that s the only one i ve seen,
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 1, 2002
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      Venetians wore White. There is one portrait in which the lady seems to have
      red sleeves beneath loose white camica sleeves, but that's the only one i've
      seen, and i doubt she's Venetian anyhow.

      Hope this helps.

      Gerita


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Danielle Nunn-Weinberg" <dannw@...>
      To: <Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 2:22 PM
      Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] CHEMISE color


      > At 10:09 AM 2/27/2002 -0800, you wrote:
      > >Can someone please fill me in on the colors of
      > >chemises in the 16th centurySpecifically for Italian
      > >Ren, Irish and Scottish dresses. I know that white
      > >would have been authentic, but what about other
      > >colors?
      > >
      > >Help! Lol
      > >
      > >Thanks,
      > >Karen
      >
      > Frankly, I don't know much about that part of the world but, I do know
      that
      > coloured shirts were occasionally worn in 16th c. England (coloured ruffs
      > being more common). Unfortunately, the Victorians "fixed" most of the
      very
      > few portraits that showed non-white underwear...
      >
      > Cheers,
      > Gwendoline
      >
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