RE: [Authentic_SCA] Re: wash basins
- For what its worth, I have been rading Thrupp's _Merchant Class of London_,
and there are some references to inventories and wills in the text; one of
the itms mentioned with some frequency is "basins", as opposed to bowls;
also, "lavers" and "lavoratori", which are fairly similar to the arangement
that Elspet decribes.
>From: "Elspet Byndelase" <elspet@...>authentic to the 14th century (france and
>--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Kim C" <ysabel_delille@...>
> > england). How would a wash basin figure in? Were they used? If_________________________________________________________________
> > why?
>I have a ceramic one similar to the plainer kettle shaped
>variety that I use for my camp.
>It is hung under the my dining fly by a metal gravity hook on one of
>the poles. I place a towel over the hook and it makes a convenient
>hand washing station.
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