Re: 1530's Men's Closet
- Found it. And I'll be jingo'ed, she did use the term "cobbler."
Still, it could be modern usage. I find a great many individuals who
believe that "cobbler" is a pleasingly quaint and totally correct
term for one who makes shoes.
Or, it could also be a question of translation.
How the guilds are structured in various countries within a century
or a half-century, is an interesting question. As I've said, a new
project for me! ;->
Yseult the Gentle
--- In Italian_Renaissance_Costuming@yahoogroups.com, "morbid0000"
> My mistake entirely. I'm sure the author used the correct term for
> that region/time/trade. I don't know if ALL of Europe had the same
> guild strusture at the same time [since not much else was precisely
> consistent], but I'm sure she had the correct term regardless of
> wrote here.shoes.
> <borderlands15213@> wrote:
> > I have to comment, though: in period, cobblers did *not* make
> > Shoemakers made shoes. Cobblers repaired shoes, patching wornplaces
> > (most commonly the soles) or putting split (ruptured) seams back
> > together. They were members of two clearly separate and distinct
> > guilds, and they had clearly defined parameters of functions.
> > Yseult the Gentle