[HNW] Laurel Bead Bashing (was: Elizabethan Embroidery Colors)

Auna Oncay indiauna at cox-internet.com
Mon Aug 18 11:46:13 PDT 2003


Is there a link for Isabella Gardner Stewart Museum?  What did you have them
help you with?
Auriana

"So long as we love we serve; So long as we are loved by others, We are
indispensable; And no man is useless while he has a friend."  Unknown.


-----Original Message-----
From: h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org
[mailto:h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org]On Behalf Of
vwalk94 at bellsouth.net
Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 12:56 PM
To: Historic Needlework
Subject: Re: RE: [HNW] Laurel Bead Bashing (was: Elizabethan Embroidery
Colors)


The V&A took about a week, but my question was pretty simple. I had much
more detailed requests of the Isabella Gardner Stewart Museum. I first
contacted them about a month and half ago. I got the first response in about
a week and half, and have emailed back and forth about 4 times. I finally
got all of what I needed today. They were both very easy to work with and I
was very pleased with the interactions overall. Good Luck in your search.

Geneveive
>
> From: "Auna Oncay" <indiauna at cox-internet.com>
> Date: 2003/08/18 Mon PM 01:16:06 EDT
> To: "Historic Needlework" <h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
> Subject: RE: [HNW] Laurel Bead Bashing (was: Elizabethan Embroidery
Colors)
>
> Yes it is a good idea, how long did it take to get a reply?  This is
> something that I might keep in mind for future beading projects.
> Auriana
>
> "So long as we love we serve; So long as we are loved by others, We are
> indispensable; And no man is useless while he has a friend."  Unknown.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org
> [mailto:h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org]On Behalf Of Valerie Renfro
> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 11:51 AM
> To: Historic Needlework
> Subject: Re: [HNW] Laurel Bead Bashing (was: Elizabethan Embroidery
> Colors)
>
>
> The suggestion to contact the museum is a good one. I have had luck on two
> occasions getting my questions answered by contacting the Textiles Curator
> at two different museum, on of which was the V&A.  When all else fails,
it's
> a good place to turn.
>
> Lady Genevieve
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hanson, Carol" <CHANSON at partners.org>
> To: "'Historic Needlework'" <h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 11:02 AM
> Subject: RE: [HNW] Laurel Bead Bashing (was: Elizabethan Embroidery
Colors)
>
>
> > Oh, give me a break!  I'm not a Laurel (obviously? heh!) but that's a
bit
> far
> > off.  I can understand the question -- it's a perfectly reasonable
> question --
> > but if the woman who is most known for researching beadwork for the SCA
> period
> > can't provide that type of documentation on her site, then they
shouldn't
> beat
> > you up for lacking it.  Documentation can only be as good as what's
> available,
> > unless you're trying to be known for your primary research.  (Not a bad
> thing,
> > of course!)
> >
> > Alternative?  Write to the V&A! or any other museum with a piece you're
> > interested in.  Ask how the piece is held together.  The people who
> restore and
> > maintain these are often quite happy to discuss them with intelligent
> outsiders.
> >
> > - Carol Hanson (SCA: Caryl de Trecesson)
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Auna Oncay [mailto:indiauna at cox-internet.com]
> > Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 10:33 AM
> > To: Historic Needlework
> > Subject: RE: [HNW] Elizabethan Embroidery Colors
> >
> >
> > Finding pictures is the easy part, it is this is how it was done that
the
> > Laurels beat one up on.  They want written proof that they were attached
> to
> > X this way or that.  I am almost positive that you met Grizel and she
has
> > www.medievalbeads.com.  If it is not the same person then please do post
> the
> > URL.
> > Auriana
> >
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