- ... Well done! Any item that can be made out of leather can use Heraldic motifs in the artwork. Use a person s badge for this item belongs to meMessage 1 of 4 , Feb 15, 2005View SourceIsolda asks:
>I am pulling together information for an SCA class on ways in which HeraldryWell done! Any item that can be made out of leather can use Heraldic motifs
>was used in the Medieval Period. It will be titled something like, Using
>heraldry to increase the pageantry in your SCA life. Can you point me toward
>some sources that show the use of Personal Heraldry on leather items?
in the artwork. Use a person's badge for "this item belongs to me"
identification. Remember: a device says "this is me" and a badge says
"this is mine."
Compleat Anachronist #50, ARMORIAL DISPLAY may be of great use to you.
Selene Colfox, Aurum Pursuivant
- ... Go to the Photos section of the Website for this group. Look at the photo labeled Cluny goblet case. It is a leather case for a drinking vessel,Message 2 of 4 , Feb 16, 2005View Source
> Can you point me toward someGo to the Photos section of the Website for this group. Look at the photo
>sources that show the use of Personal Heraldry on leather items?
labeled "Cluny goblet case." It is a leather case for a drinking vessel,
decorated with incised and painted work, including an escutcheon with
(presumably) the owner's arms.
That's just one small (and unusually well-preserved) example. I'll see if
I have digital photos of others - my impression from the collections of
several European museums is that this sort of thing is pretty common.
Furniture and Accessories
For the Medievalist!
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