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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
      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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