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by MarkSF
Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: How Long a Liripipe?
Replies: 3
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How Long a Liripipe?

Hello

Making a hood for mid-to-late 15th century and wondering if Liripipe length changes with date. Was a long liripipe out of fashion by then, or does evidence suggest a mix of styles by preference? Anyone know? Mark
by MarkSF
Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Rivetting Points
Replies: 21
Views: 5342

Re: Rivetting Points

I read way back in an archaeology report that residue of tiny iron rivets found with aiglets. I snip the fine pointy ends off carpet tacks and use them with success. Interesting thing is, they rust a little and swell, gripping the point and aiglet tight. Not as pretty as copper though.

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