Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: (unknown)
- Congrats and looking forward to seeeing views of that naughty purse :)Goran----- Original Message -----From: demontsegurSent: Monday, March 31, 2003 10:06 AMSubject: [Authentic_SCA] Re: (unknown)You guys... <BLUSH>...
Okay, if you INSIST, Alianor <innocent eye roll toward the heavens>...
I did pretty well at Northern Lights A&S pentathlon this weekend in
the East Kingdom. I won three categories -- Research paper (for my
paper on the fitted gown styles of the late 14th and early 15th
century as portrayed in art of the time), Accessories, and
Embroidery. The last two were for the same item, a drawstring purse
with tassels and an embroidered 'scene' on each side. One side
had "the God of Love, unlocking the lover's heart" and the other side
had "Coitus, nature's smithy" -- a scene of two lovers in bed
together. Yes, yes, rather naughty... "medieval p*rn" even.. but
everything below the waist was decorously under the bedcovers! I took
inspiration from two manuscript illuminations illustrating _La Roman
de la Rose_, c. 1380. I found them in Michael Camille's _The Medieval
Art of Love_ -- a great source for lots of artistic objects depicting
secular scenes of romance/erotica.
Apparently, my scores were high enough to warrant a second place
finish overall. The lady who won the entire pent truly deserved it,
though, as she'd entered 12 separate categories with 12 separate
items, all of them of high quality. Her name is Oksana Goncharova, I
To be honest, I probably won't be doing this sort of effort for a
pent again. I wanted the experience once to know what it was like to
focus that hard and to reach a hard deadline with so much output. I'm
completely thrilled and satisfied with my results, so 'my work here
is done'... Now, on to creating that website... :^)
Thanks for your interest, list-siblings! I'll try to post a couple of
pictures of this infamous purse sometime soon... just as soon as I
get interent access at home going again. :^)
--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil"
> At 11:39 AM 3/31/2003 -0600, you wrote:
> >Marcele, do you have something you'd like to share with the class,
> >you going to make me do it? :^D
> >Alianor the troublemaker
> What'd she do?!?!?!? What'd she do?!?!?!? What did she DO?!?!?!??!
> Despina de la wondering
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>How about just saying what you like about it? Like I love that blue or your gown fits so nicely or I love your veil. Is there a need to point out that others don't bother?
> And on a slightly different topic, how does one compliment someone
> on their garb without sounding condescending about it?
Of course my favorite is when someone reconizes my inspiration art from my gown and says so.