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Re: [SCA-Archery] Quivers in western Europe

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  • C. M Conley
    I would be interested in seeing them. Especially St Sebastian, since we hold an archery weekend in the Outlands which is call (ready for this) St. Sebastians.
    Message 1 of 11 , Oct 28, 2002
      I would be interested in seeing them. Especially St Sebastian, since we
      hold an archery weekend in the Outlands which is call (ready for this)
      St. Sebastians.

      Cecelia

      On Mon, 28 Oct 2002 12:45:19 -0500 "Bruce R. Gordon" <obsidian@...>
      writes:
      > Greetings
      > Note also (in print, not online) "The Hours of Catherine of
      > Cleves" a facsimile reproduction of a book of hours produced in the
      > Low
      > Countries circa 1440. Image 123, SS. Fabian and Sebastian, have
      > superb
      > colour drawings of both crossbow and handbow quivers in the margins
      >
      > (along with crossbows, handbows, and a bizarre stone bow). The
      > illustrations are of quivers as such, not connected to a human
      > figure -
      > so it's unclear as to whether they are back or side (but the
      > crossbow
      > quivers are almost certainly side). But as examples of what typical
      >
      > 15th century quivers looked like they can scarcely be equaled
      > The book is difficult to obtain (pub. George Braziller, NY, NY.
      >
      > 1966; Lib. Congress Cat. 66-23096), but is well-known in C+I circles
      >
      > and might be obtainable, at least to look at. If there is widespread
      >
      > interest, I could conceivably try to get my copy scanned, and upload
      > a
      > file if it were clear enough.
      >
      > Forester Nigel FitzMaurice
      >
      > >
      > > Quivers are definitely period for Europe. Here
      > > (http://hastings1066.com/baythumb.shtml) is a link to the bayeus
      > tapesty.
      > > Check out pics 28, 32, 33 and 35. Side quivers, back quivers, it
      > is
      > all
      > > there.
      > >
      > > -Caedmon
      > >
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