(sorry, I mis-addressed this)
--- On Sat, 12/10/11, Honour Horne-Jaruk <jarukcomp@...> wrote:
> From: Honour Horne-Jaruk <jarukcomp@...>
> Subject: unknown/steel engravings...
> To: -SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011, 11:55 AM
> on Fri Dec 9, 2011"Joan Silvertoppe" wrote:
> > If you are looking for a contemporary image this might have
> > come from? I'd say No. (snip)
> > The rare exception is an image like this where the skirts
> > were checkerboard, which I see more often in men's garments
> > - but not that often overall.
> > http://pics.livejournal.com/kimikosews/pic/00013bak
> > Note that this is an earlier style in general, as the hoods
> > here are very simple.
> > (snip)
> > In other words, she appears to be a fantasy image or a
> > pastiche of a Tudor, from the mind of a Victorian artist.
> > Sorry.
> > Joan
> > "Beautiful steel engravings of the Queens of Great Britain.
> > This one is of Joanna of Navarrel, Queen of Henry IV
> > ♫
> > Chiara Francesca
> Actually, I was interested in both. I rather thought the
> gown was, at best, an outlier - but I hadn't expected quite
> such an _extreme_ hash! Oh, well, it is fun anyway, and will
> make a great "never trust a redraw" example for my
> apprentices. Always useful.
> BTW, Joan, thank you for the link- I collect pictures of
> vertical-striped women's garb, thanks to a now-ancient
> argument over whether or not they're period, that started
> with the (in)famous striped Cranach-type gowns from
> Darmstadt, Germany. (After I returned from Drachenwald with
> photographs, and the further information that they _still_
> wear vertical-striped dirndls in Darmstadt, the response was
> "Well, they shouldn't be, they're ugly!")
> Yours in service to both the Societies of which I am a
> (Friend) Honour Horne-Jaruk, R.S.F.
> Alizaundre de Brebeuf, C.O.L. S.C.A.- AKA Una the
> wisewoman, or That Pict
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> place. Venting it unfiltered to the internet may feel
> but it's unlikely to end well."