Re: [sig] Re: fabric predicament... long
- This fabric doesn't have roses on it. I actually
haven't looked at it that much because I'm busy with
the red velveteen, and thank goodness that worked out
OK. I need some heavy stuff for colder weather and the
gold stuff is pretty light, good for a Meridian spring
or fall but a bit much for summer. As a waterbearer I
like to be practical with my garb as long as I'm not
breaking the rules. No pink sequin trim for me. :-) I
have a mundane pink sequined thingie and it's an
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- On Mon, 10 Sep 2001 10:27:16 -0400 (EDT), Jenne Heise
>> Most rose brocades today use the really full, multiple-layers ofOoops. You're right. I read it as quadrafolia (four petal). My bad.
>> petals roses. Those roses are not period. Yes, centifolia roses are
>> period, and if you can find a brocade with them on it, I don't see any
>> reason why you couldn't use it. Just don't use the drapery brocades
>> with asymmetrical bouquets of cabbage roses....
>Oops. The centifolia ('hundred-petalled') aka cabbage roses were once
Try for a flat rose (tudor rose, for example....)
> Try for a flat rose (tudor rose, for example....)Not all period roses were flat-petaled, by the way: there were double
gallicas, and gallicas themselves aren't merely the heraldic roses.
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- On Mon, 10 Sep 2001 17:16:15 -0400 (EDT), Jenne Heise
>> Try for a flat rose (tudor rose, for example....)True, but did any of them ever show up on brocades? I was under the
>Not all period roses were flat-petaled, by the way: there were double
>gallicas, and gallicas themselves aren't merely the heraldic roses.
impression (perhaps mistaken) that rose brocades in period were flat
- Re offer below, yes please. Can anyone recommend an article or book
that is sort of a 'survey of fabric types available in the 15-17th C
for dummys' ?
Also, what is the meaning of your reference to 'Polish fabric
>If you want some book titles that have period pictures of fabricdesigns let
> me know and I'll post them.
> Maria Pienkneplotno.... Polish fabric merchant