[Northkeep] Historical question...

Talbot the Mad talbotthemad at gmail.com
Thu May 20 13:38:20 PDT 2010

they LAMINATED it?!?
i need to go find a paper bag to breathe into.

ideally, on a textile piece, the info should be written in a non-acidic,
non-reactive archival ink, on a natural fiber fabric, usually cotton, and
LOOSELY stitched to the textile, in an unobtrusive place, ie: the back
corner, near the top or bottom.
At least that's what we do in museums.

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 3:10 PM, aoife at cableone.net <aoife at cableone.net>wrote:

> I have often wondered who did the wonderful banners and hangings
> Northkeep usually hangs in the hall at events.  Perhaps indentifying
> labels could be attatched to the back of them.  A suggestion for some
> might be to write the maker and date or history on cloth with a water-
> proof pen and then attaching that to the back of item with fabric glue
> or other adhesive.  I'm sure there are other ways to do this, too.
> It seems a shame that the history of these pieces should be lost.
> This should be done before all the older members of the Barony are gone
> or the stories are forgotten.  As a matter of fact, this ought to be done
> by ALL groups.  Master Fitzmorgan and Master Diarmaid have put a lot of
> time
> and effort into the historical/pictorial aspects of Ansteorra and
> Northkeep.
> Master Diarmaid's portraits are going to be a wonderful way to remember
> what
> people looked like.
> The history of all the people who have added those beautiful items for all
> to enjoy shouldn't be forgotten.
> I'll get off my soapbox now...Aoife
> On Wed May 19 22:10 , Fred C Ross <f-ross at sbcglobal.net> sent:
> >Yes, that banner was for Nord aus das Strom and was made by William
> Blackfox back
> when he was sewing up heraldic regalia for all of the Knight Marshalls
> extant in
> the Kingdom.  It would have been sometime around 1979-
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