Re: Cool new book!
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., <marshamclean@r...> wrote:
> I bought it for the illustrations of Mughal Indian costume. Icannot match the pics in Deserps with any other illumination I have.
I do wonder (since the surviving illums are almost all high-caste) if
he drew low-caste people who wore different clothing...
>percieved the period clothing.
> I love these books because they let me see how contemporaries
>I know - I'm fascinated by the idea of what folk in other countries
*thought* the Scots or Irish (or anyone else) looked like. I suspect
that (like Vecellio) the farther one gets from the author's home turf,
the more speculative the illustrations become. ;)