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3377Re: [medieval-leather] Leather bowls?

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  • Donald Wagner
    Jul 4, 2000
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      How did they eat out of them? Hell! How did they cook in the pots?

      Were "pots" not for cooking, but serving in?

      I know you can boil water in a paper cup, but I just don't see that
      working for leather.


      Hope someone knows,

      Donald

      Anna Troy wrote:
      >
      > I just finished reading "The Great Household in Late Medieval England" by
      > C.M. Woolgar and in it on p, 152, 153 leather bowls are mentioned and the
      > Earl of Northumberland is supposed to have proposed in 1511 that leather
      > pots shuld be bought instead of earthenware ones because leather was more
      > durable. Has any of you made leather pots and/or bowls? How did they work
      > to eat out of and what method/s were used to make them?
      >
      > Thanks in advance,
      > Ana de Byxe
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