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Re: bleeding leather

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  • kelyn_of_broceliande
    ... by period, that ... detected in ... Even undyed leather will stain fabrics that it comes in contact with, from the tanin soaking out, if the wearer
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 2 5:40 AM
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      --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Folo Watkins <folo@...> wrote:
      > Not dye it in the first place? Depending on what you mean
      by "period," that
      > might have been quite common. _Leather and Leatherworking in
      > Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York_ notes that few dyes were
      detected in
      > discovered items.
      >
      > Cheers, Folo
      >

      Even undyed leather will stain fabrics that it comes in contact with,
      from the tanin soaking out, if the wearer sweats much in it.

      -- Kelyn
    • Lyle H. Gray
      ... I have a fighting tunic that bears proof of that... Lyle -- Lyle H. Gray gray@cs.umass.edu -- text only, please http://members.verizon.net/~vze3wwx7 --
      Message 2 of 7 , Aug 2 7:07 AM
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        On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, kelyn_of_broceliande wrote:

        > Even undyed leather will stain fabrics that it comes in
        > contact with, from the tanin soaking out, if the wearer
        > sweats much in it.

        I have a fighting tunic that bears proof of that...

        Lyle

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