Re: 13th century pattens?
- I found some information on terminology that might be helpful for you,
although it does come from Wikipedia so I can't guarantee it's
correct. Also, all of the below links are in German, but they at least
have pretty pictures.
According to German Wikipedia, wooden shoes were known as 'Trippe' in
the 13th century, instead of 'patten'.
The appendix at the end of this PDF article has 13th century Pattens
from London, Zeeland and France (Frankreich)
This looks like it's based on 'Shoes and Pattens' which you've already
looked at, but it has a line drawing of the 13th century patten for
This page has a colour photo of an early 14th century patten, which
might be useful for comparison:
(it's the first picture at the top.)
I hope this information is useful, apologies it's not in English though.
--- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Sarah Michele Ford"
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for resources on 13th century pattens