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by cdonovan
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?
Replies: 10
Views: 4268

Re: What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?

Thank you so much everyone. I do appreciate that the woodcut could be a lot of different things, but it's nice to know what my options are. Thanks again for all your help.
by cdonovan
Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?
Replies: 10
Views: 4268

Re: What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?

That is incredibly helpful, thank you so much.
by cdonovan
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?
Replies: 10
Views: 4268

What kind of fur is this lady wearing in about 1650?

Sorry, am complete fool when it comes to this sort of thing, but I found this amazing artwork by Wenceslas Hollar called 'Winter' and it looks perfect for the English Civil War musters I attend, where the weather is usually perishing. I can see she's got a fox fur round her neck, but any ideas what ...
by cdonovan
Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: English Civil War weaving
Replies: 3
Views: 3024

Re: English Civil War weaving

Will do, thanks for the tip!
by cdonovan
Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: English Civil War weaving
Replies: 3
Views: 3024

English Civil War weaving

Hello everyone, newbie here so please be kind! I'd like to do weaving at English Civil War renactment events, but am not completely sure what techniques were most commonly used. I think it is pit-treadle looms for wider spans of wool and linen fabric (I'm not doing that, you have to sit in a hole!) ...