- Forgive me, Janet Arnold, for I have sinned.
I used that iron-on tape stuff to affix the braid and guards to the seams of
the doublet I was making, and then ended up hand-sewing the entire thing.
Except the guards. Which I will end up stitching down, but right now I feel
Anyone have any little authenticity sins to confess?
www.theindigoelf.com: Elizabethan Geekery to the Nth Degree
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- Heather Rose Jones wrote:
>> Yes, and? I'm not claiming to have a strong case for drawers, here--Well, I'd like to justify it historically if I could, but all I've found
>> just sweaty thighs and a preference for something a little better than
>> mundane pants.
> I'm sorry -- I though the site was being offered in evidence of the
> historicity of medieval women wearing underpants, that's why I
> offered further interpretation about it. I guess I got confused
> because if people simply want to wear underpants with their medieval
> outfits for personal reasons, there's no reason to try to dig up
> historic evidence for it.
is the odd little hint-- not enough to make a case for anything, just
enough to make me keep an eye open for anything more solid. In the mean
time, though, I do have purely practical reasons for wanting drawers,
and white linen ones are at least a bit less glaringly mundane than
Adele de Maisieres
Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?