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amazing, really loving it and it's really making me want to do one. :thumbsup
This makes me wonder, when soaking wet, does a typical suit of Japanese armor end up weighing as much or more than a full European plate harness because of all of that lacing?
Dunno. Some of them were made from metal and the soaking of the laces would add weight I suppose. However some of them were made from paper mache and some from lacquered leather. I wounder how bad that would be if the water got through the laquer?
Yes, it is a naalbind cap.
I got to spend 3 days living in the (Reconstructed) long house at Ribe, in 2006. Using my period tools, I fashioned this bag from period fish tanned leather, I purchased the week before from a merchant at the Moesgaard viking event.
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