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mi-parti (was: sideless surcotes)

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  • Coblaith Mhuimhneach
    ... Mi-parti means one color on the left-hand side and another on the right --like the tunic in the rear left of the image on folio 339r of the Manesse
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 30 5:32 PM
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      I wrote:
      > Mi-parti surcotes, on the other hand, are widely depicted and were
      > probably worn popularly. If you want to combine the principal
      > tinctures of your proposed device in such a fashion (making the
      > left-hand half of your surcote in one and the right-hand in another),
      > that would be a plausible choice.

      Mary West asked:
      > What is a mi-parti surcote?

      "Mi-parti" means "one color on the left-hand side and another on the
      right"--like the tunic in the rear left of the image on folio 339r of
      the Manesse Codex
      <http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/cpg848/0673>.

      A mi-parti surcote is a surcote that is mi-parti.


      Coblaith Mhuimhneach
      Barony of Bryn Gwlad
      Kingdom of Ansteorra
      <mailto:Coblaith@...>
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