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Cloth containing metalic gold thread was known as Tissue of Gold not Cloth of Gold which was made from the byssus threads from the PEN MUSSEL.
 
Cloth containing metalic gold thread was known as Tissue of Gold not Cloth of Gold which was made from the byssus threads from the PEN MUSSEL.
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A lot of people say that, but I'll leave it to someone better qualified than me to refute:
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http://list.uvm.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0103&L=SCA-GARB&P=R12562&D=0&I=-3&T=0
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what I can prove is the existance of very nice samites woven with gold thread. I think this needs to be on the page, even if part of the period did use 'cloth of gold' to refer to shellfish fabric.[[User:Tiff|Tiff]]

Latest revision as of 14:24, 29 January 2006

proof/refernces?

Which particlar cloth of gold?

eg. heavily emboidered gamrents might be called cloth of gold, and would have a substantial weight of gold on them.

But actual woven gold cloth indeed might not be gold at all, but for all periods, places?

Tiff

There is a cloth made from mollusks called byssus and is also called "cloth of gold" however there was also cloth woven from threadmade of finely beaten gold wound around a core.

Cloth of Gold

Cloth containing metalic gold thread was known as Tissue of Gold not Cloth of Gold which was made from the byssus threads from the PEN MUSSEL.

A lot of people say that, but I'll leave it to someone better qualified than me to refute: http://list.uvm.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0103&L=SCA-GARB&P=R12562&D=0&I=-3&T=0

what I can prove is the existance of very nice samites woven with gold thread. I think this needs to be on the page, even if part of the period did use 'cloth of gold' to refer to shellfish fabric.Tiff