Yay! I've determined that full coverage in something light and breathable
works well in hot and dry conditions. It keeps the sun off and allows natural
evaporative cooling. I'm still trying to figure out how to cope with our
monsoon season when the tempure stays above ninety and the humidity rises to
meet it. Fortunately it doesn't last long, but it's miserable while it does.
"Harold and Dinah Tackett" <htackett@...
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jerrine Bergman"
I don't suppose cotton gauze is any kind of period, is it? That's what I
for an event yesterday in 90+ heat and it was pretty comfortable despite the
fact that I was covered neck to wrist to ankle.
It is period for most Middle Eastern outfits. Cotton was introduced to Egypt
during Roman times. And grown in Spain and Sicily by the 9th. century. It
was not common in the northern part of Europe but it was more known in the
Dinah bint Ismai'l
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