Re: greetings... and an inquiry
- I'd love to know if there are any examples from the 13th C. Even
14th. Either in furniture or text.
--- In email@example.com, Joseph Hayes
> http://www.geocities.com/gpkillen/) who told me dovetails are found
> Egyptian furniture.angles
> I wouldn't worry too much about angles. I doubt there's any
> documentation to prove or disprove standardization of dovetail
> during the SCA time period. Heck, one could argue that they're not
> standard now....
> If you tell me what time period you're going for, I'll see if I can
> scan something and send it to you.
- I am interested in locating some details
(including images) as to the construction of the
St. Paulinus (died 358AD) Trèves (transferred
395AD) coffin "joined by means of dovetailing".
As the wood is described as 'cedar', there is
some question as to where the coffin was made.
From page 219,
Battiscombe, C. F. The Relics of Saint Cuthbert; Studies by Various
Authors. Oxford: Printed for the Dean and Chapter of Durham Cathedral
at the University Press, 1956. OCLC 4071903
footnotes 10/11 refer to detailed accounts of the
coffin in Bonner Jahrbücher vol. lxxvii, 1884,
pp. 238 ff; vol. lxxviii, 1884 pp. 173
Rheinisches Landesmuseum in Bonn, and Rhine
Province (Germany). Bonner Jahrbücher. 1842.
ISSN:0067-9976 OCLC Number: 3459165 or OCLC
Number: 213803943 microfilm, OCLC Number: 297237884 eJournal
If anyone has seen the coffin or the journal
articles referenced above (or preferably a more
recent analysis in English), please post the
information. It would be most appreciated,