Re: [SCA-Garb] The Austere & Pious Frenchwoman... [cross-posted]
- So, there *is* documentation for silk "body linen," at least in 12C
--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Tiffany Brown / Lady Teffania
Tukerton" <tbro3@s...> wrote:
> --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Soeur Ysobel de Montfaucon"
> <ysobel@r...> wrote:
> > information about the French 12C notions of pious modesty for
> There are actaully quite a few quotes 12C from churchmen about the
> evils of fashionable dress <<<snipped>>>.
> Good candidates (from memory) for immodest are:
> silk chemises instead of linen<<<snipped>>>>
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "borderlands15213"
>It's from memory, and that might be one of the ones from romances
> So, there *is* documentation for silk "body linen," at least in 12C
> France? Fascinating!
instead of sermons. Or I might be a little muddled on the specifics,
and be completely worng. At any rate, there are plenty of sermons
which i reccomend seeking out. I maintain that extravagences like
very expensive fabrics (eg silk), lacing, flowing sleeves etc would
have been unpious, but refuse to firmly commit to any further
specifics without a year to look up all the refernces (and finish off
my unrelated thesis first).
(if you want to ask me where I might have read such a thing, I can
reccomend a few good books/articles. later when i'm not tired after a