[Sca-cooks] Tea Information

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Sat May 16 14:34:48 PDT 2009

Wohlgemuth's woodcut from Der Schatzbehalter represents a full blown feast 
in formal robes rather than ladies dining.  If you look closely at the 
picture, there are individuals with coifed hair (female) and others with 
loose hair (male).  The central figure has loose hair, suggesting the person 
is male and the fact that he is dining alone at a central head table makes 
him a personage of extreme rank, probably the Holy Roman emperor.


> Uh oh. There are in fact two illustrations in my master copy which  show 
> what appear to be lady's feasts. The one Bear described and a  second one. 
> The second one is also 15th Century but from Nuremburg.  Unfortunately, 
> the pictures didn't seem to make it to the web  version. I thought I only 
> had problem with one and put off fixing it  till later. Let me see what I 
> can do.
> If you download the Word formatted version the pictures should be in 
> there.
> I had not noticed this until Bear mentioned it, but *all* of the  feasters 
> in these two pictures appear to be women. I hadn't realized  that that was 
> done.
> Stefan

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