[Sca-cooks] kneeling benches

Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps dephelps at embarqmail.com
Tue Jan 8 18:45:05 PST 2008

What did you use for padding? Wool from the sheep that was in the stewpot 
for dinner? (ok, I put that in just to have a culinary reference...)
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> In a message dated 1/7/2008 11:48:29 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> StefanliRous at austin.rr.com writes:
> <<Is this one, or the one made for the East (?) Kingdom based on  a
> period piece or on period illustrations? Or is this just an  SCA
> creation?  If the former, I'd love a how-to article on this  for other
> kingdoms/baronies etc. to use in creating their  own.>>
> As far as the one for the East, I don't know if the overall pattern is
> period or not.  It was the work of three people - I did the embroidery, 
> which is
> wool on linen using period stitches (primarily outline/stem and split 
> stitch
> as I recall) and colors which were noted as popular on Norse things where 
> the
> color could be identified.  The beast is the Eastern Tyger modified to 
> look
> more like one of the more famous Norse gripping beast carvings (dang, 
> can't
> remember which one) with twining foliage around it.
> Another person did the shaping of the pieces, and I do not know what his
> inspiration was.  The third did the carving on the end pieces which were 
> also
> based on extant Norse artwork.
> Brangwayna Morgan
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