Re: i need ideas for a dress......
- OK, since i'm kinda pressed for time and have been staring at the sleeves trying to figure out how i could make it work, I've decided to put these on the back burner for now. I think when the snows come and all the homework has been done and i'm sitting around twiddling my thumbs, i'll try it again.
Thank you to everyone who have given me advice on this. I greatly appreciate it. :) Hope to see some of you Easterners at Vinland Raids this weekend!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Catherine Olanich Raymond <cathy@...> wrote:
> On 06/14/2011 06:47 AM, Quokkaqueen wrote:
> > <<snip>>
> > WOuld this be period?
> > <<snip>>
> > Without knowing what time period you are looking at (although I'm assuming with mention of brocades, probably 16th century-ish?),
> there seems to have been a western-european-influenced fashion for
> hanging sleeves.
> She'll have to specify, but I thought she meant not the second pair of
> "hanging sleeves" seen in the 16th c or so, but the long sleeves of
> Kievan Rus that are usually braceleted up, but can be let down to cover
> the hand. I can't hunt for a picture right now, but I'll try to get one
> Cathy Raymond
> "Beware how you take away hope from another human being."
> --Oliver Wendell Holmes