I found this and *had* to share it for all those who would like historically accurate font types. Reblogged from: http://www.pia-frauss.de/fonts/st.htm#pd “This font is based on the handwriting of Giovanni Borgia/Joan Borja, duke of Gandia, who was the son of a pope and the grandfather of a saint, member of a much-decried family, and founder … More Italian Renaissance Font
Originally posted on The Stillroom Book:
Here are photos of the laurel charter I wrote and did the calligraphy for. The decorative capital and pen work are not mine, but were done by the now Mistress Eleanor’s laurel, Master Alan Smyithe of Darkdale.
RECIPES FROM LIBRO DI CUCINA DEL SECOLO XIV Suggestions for meats and sauces along with links to any modern versions of the recipe: III. Agliata. Agliata a ogni carne, toy l’aglio e coxilo sotto la braxa, poi pestalo bene e mitili aglio crudo, e una molena de pan, e specie dolçe, e brodo; e maxena … More Recipes from Libro di cucina del secolo XIV
Originally posted on Folger Theatre Production Diary:
Recently, a handful of brave cast members, as well as the director, stage manager, and dialect coach of The Gaming Table all bellied up to that titular table to learn how to play Basset. Why Basset, you ask? And why did Susanna Centlivre write a play centered around the…
Biancheria included all the undergarments worn by women and men from 1400-1700. The camicia (sleeved and sleeveless) was one undergarment worn by both genders. The camicia, a specific type of biancheria, was a shirt for men and a slip of sorts for women. This garment was called a chemise, smock, or shift in English. It … More The Camicia of the Quattrocentro Part 1