[HNW] Re: H-needlework digest, Vol 1 #489 - 15 msgs

Kathy Haverinen katheryn98501 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 27 14:27:48 PDT 2002


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That may not be what they were looking for but I am curious.
Katheryn
 SNSpies at aol.com wrote:--
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> I used to wonder about that, too. I'd read books that stated, with
> authority, that veils in the medieval period (England and France) were
> embroidered, as if they were reading accounts. Yet I don't believe I've
> ever seen primary evidence showing this. I took the safe route and made my
> medieval veils white, so I'd be highly curious if anyone on the List has
> seen primary evidence of any kind. (OK I doubt there are extant veils, but
> how about wardrobe accounts referring to them?)

I have a small folder of information about embroidered hairnets. Is that
what you are looking for? If so, I would be happy to post what information I
have to the list.

Nancy

Ingvild Josefsdatter, OL
(Nancy Spies)
Barony of Bright Hills
Kingdom of Atlantia
www.weavershand.com/ArelateStudio.html
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