Re: [SCA Newcomers] Greetings to all
- In a message dated 4/26/2003 10:00:47 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> I found this site that should the garb from the 13th Warrior movieMy husband has recently done a great deal of research on Norse male clothing
> for a closer look at it. I'd like to see what everyone else thinks
> of it. http://test.reelclothes.com/movie1.asp?id=111
in preparation for making authentic outfits for several friends of ours, and
he has never seen anything like the leather skirt for a man - or a woman, for
that matter. Nor do I recall ever seeing mail of that pattern - any mail
shirt used would actually be a mail shirt, complete all the way around the
And the construction of the wool shirt is entirely wrong for a Norse tunic -
it looks like a modern turtleneck pattern to me.
I have to say, I would not recommend going with an outfit like this for SCA
use. I have never seen anything even remotely like it even at an SCA event.
Sorry. That's one of the reasons why you should never rely on movies for
clothing choices :-)
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