[ANSTHRLD] Dressing up in the new finery
alasdair at bmhanson.net
Tue Aug 29 13:10:29 PDT 2006
The blue one sounds like a waterbearer sash.
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Luciana Caterina di Boniface <dolce.luce at gmail.com>
> Subject: [ANSTHRLD] Dressing up in the new finery
> Sent: 29 Aug '06 15:07
> I became the proud keeper of a few goodies last night - a couple of tabards
> (I just LOVE playing dressup!) and two sashes. Now,...I can figure out what
> to do with the tabards, but the sashes are leaving me in a bit of a
> The first sash is green with the crossed trumpets, in shiny-ish gold,
> positioned about where it would be on a person's (left?) shoulder. My
> understanding is that this would be something worn by a herald when they
> were not 'officially on duty'. But,....First, am I correct in this, and
> Second, when would that be the case if I am? Would this mean that herald
> could simply show up at an event (ie: Pensic) where they were not performing
> in a Heraldic capacity and stroll around the entire time with the sash on?
> The next sash is blue, with a circular badge, about shoulder height, that
> has teardrop/raindrop on it. I do not remember at the moment if the
> teardrop/raindrop is white or blue. I believe it is blue and that the badge
> is white. What does this stand for, and when would this be worn?
> Any information on either of these would be greatly appreciated.
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