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  • Chris Nickel
    ... here ... MA was ... page, I ... Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc s webpage? Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that matter.
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 6, 2003
      --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, Tim Bray <tbray@m...> wrote:
      >
      > >Does anyone have any historical references for the existence of
      > >leather armour or whips during (or before) the middle ages?
      >
      > Plenty of references for leather armor. We've had many discussions
      here
      > about 'cuir-bouilli' which is what most leather armor in the late
      MA was
      > called. Search the archives; also Marc has a summary on his Web
      page, I
      > think.
      Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
      Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that matter.
      Thanks
      -Chris
    • Marc Carlson
      ... Since you asked :) The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/ The leather working page (such as it is) is:
      Message 2 of 6 , Jun 6, 2003
        --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Chris Nickel"
        <cnickel1@a...> wrote:
        > Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
        > Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that matter.

        Since you asked :)

        The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/

        The leather working page (such as it is) is:
        http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/leather/leath.html The
        compilation of Cuir Bouilli stuff is part 2.

        Marc
      • Chris Nickel
        ... matter. ... Thanks
        Message 3 of 6 , Jun 6, 2003
          --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Marc Carlson"
          <marccarlson20@h...> wrote:
          > --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Chris Nickel"
          > <cnickel1@a...> wrote:
          > > Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
          > > Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that
          matter.
          >
          > Since you asked :)
          >
          > The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/
          >
          > The leather working page (such as it is) is:
          > http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/leather/leath.html The
          > compilation of Cuir Bouilli stuff is part 2.
          >
          > Marc
          Thanks
        • rmhowe
          ... Waterer, John William: Leather and the Warrior : an Account of the Importance of Leather to the Fighting Man from the Time of the Ancient Greeks to World
          Message 4 of 6 , Jun 25, 2003
            cnickel1@... wrote:
            > So,
            > Does anyone have any historical references for the existence of
            > leather armour or whips during (or before) the middle ages?
            > Say around 600 to 1000 A.D.
            > Thanks
            > Chris Nickel
            > cnickel1@...
            > Tolerant enough to listen
            > Intolerant enough to question


            Waterer, John William: Leather and the Warrior : an Account of the
            Importance of Leather to the Fighting Man from the
            Time of the Ancient Greeks to World War II
            ISBN 0 9504182 1 8 Museum of Leathercraft, Bridgestreet,
            Northampton, Eng. Issue Price £25.00
            USUALLY ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH ENGLISH BOOKSELLERS.
            Try http://www.internetbookshop.co.uk/

            Waterer, John W.: Leatherwork in: Roman Crafts by Donald Strong
            and David Brown is an accumulation of articles by specialists
            in various fields. ISBN 0 7156 0781 2. Published 1976 by
            Gerald Duckworth and Company, Ltd., The Old Piano Factory,
            43 Gloucester Crescent, London NW1. pp 178-93. Has the
            Newstead Horse Mask, leather shield cover, various
            closeups and plans of shoes (including pierced work),
            leather bikini bottom, Roman tents, and the Roman Saddle
            from Valkenburg, Netherlands. Seven good Roman shoes
            are shown with a number of sole configurations also.
            Discussions of stitching, coloring, tanning etc.
            are included. A mention was made of the inablility of
            alum tanned leather to withstand immersion or long burial,
            stating that it was however used for sails, the Roman
            word for alum (tawing) being aluta.

            Magnus
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