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  • ladyrhie
    Oh that is funny! Thank you!!! Rhie ... references which ... Ottoman empire ... attempted to ... religions in the ... because the ... this means ... the Turks
    Message 1 of 34 , Apr 2, 2002
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      Oh that is funny! Thank you!!!


      Rhie


      --- In SCA-Milliners@y..., Noramunro@a... wrote:
      > I suspect those are both "in Zagreb between 1396 and 1398"
      references which
      > have been over-extrapolated. ;-)
      >
      > I have a friend whose persona is a Jewish woman living in the
      Ottoman empire
      > during the 16th century. She tells me that the Ottoman Turks
      attempted to
      > enforce a veil colour-coding for the women of the different
      religions in the
      > empire. The effort didn't last more than a few years, in part
      because the
      > Jewish women, when assigned yellow, seem to have said "whoopee!
      this means
      > we can wear cloth of gold veils!" which was not quite the effect
      the Turks
      > were after.
      >
      > Alianora
    • borderlands15213
      Oops, sorry: got ahead in my replies by not reading far enough ahead! Your pardon, good gentles! Yseult the Gentle ... made for ... it on ...
      Message 34 of 34 , Nov 13, 2007
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        Oops, sorry: got ahead in my replies by not reading far enough ahead!
        Your pardon, good gentles!

        Yseult the Gentle

        --- In SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com, "Wyndylyn" <tjhortman@...> wrote:
        >
        > My favorite for washing silks is Mane and Tail Shampoo. Yes, it's
        made for
        > horses, but it's the best for getting out stains and oils. I've used
        it on
        > antique silks with wonderful results.
        >
        > Wyndylyn
        >
        <<snipped>>>
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