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10763Re: [medieval-leather] Leather Vessels

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  • Thomas Thurman
    Aug 1, 2006
      What a wonderful opportunity! Would there be any chance post-Pennsic of
      posting the pics (or a selection of them)? Alas, Pennsic is not in my
      future this year :(

      Thanks

      Brian

      > I had the good fortune last summer to take a trip that included the
      > Royal Ontario Museum. Thanks to the guidance of some of the members
      > of this list, I was able to arrange to meet with the curator of the
      > leather
      > vessels collection. I was allowed to handle and photograph several
      > vessels that were not on display. I have photographs of undersides
      > and insides and so on, which I will be presenting at Pennsic. I am
      > hoping that more knowledgeable people than I will attend and together
      > we can learn more about what they did and how they did it from the
      > photographic evidence.
      >
      > I will be showing and telling Monday the 14th at 3:00 and Friday
      > the 18th at 1:00. I hope to see some of you there and meet you.
      >
      > --Corin
      >
      > BTW, I'm certain that they have 2 objects from the Fieldhouse collection.
      > They are just too distinctive not to be.
      >
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