Re: belt query
- I confess I haven't really looked at female costumes; I would suspect
they didn't wear much in the way of belts.
Some designs that would be appropriate for a man's costume can be
The Sarkel belt described there is probably the closest to your time
The site concentrates on various groups that *interacted* with Slavs,
not Slavs themselves, so it's somewhat of a stretch, though Sarkel
seems to me to be close enough in design to belt mounts I've seen in
books on Russian burials.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "natalia" <natalia@t...> wrote:
> Greetings -
> I've been lurking a while, and haven't said much because my
> knowledge base is quite limited - but I certainly have been
> learning a lot! (so thank you all for sharing your diverse and
> interesting research!)
> I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction to
> for belts and belt buckles for 11th century Rus. I'm pretty sure the
> SCA-standard O-ring belt is not period, and I was hopng to
> update my kit since my big change-over from 'abiguous-irish' to
> 'period-inclined Rus'