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janglur

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Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« on: February 11, 2011, 02:26:52 am »

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=1f4_1297185157


Just thought this was fascinating.  =3
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2011, 05:34:25 am »

It's amazing the things that people have done, expecially since that particular textile was made using an ancient method from madagascar, it reminds me of so many virtually overlooked ancient inventions that resemble but vastly predate modernly used items, an example being woven armor.
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"But to that second circle of sad hell, Where ‘mid the gust, the whirlwind, and the flaw Of rain and hail-stones, lovers need not tell Their sorrows. Pale were the sweet lips I saw, Pale were the lips I kiss’d, and fair the form I floated with, about that melancholy storm."

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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2011, 05:48:12 am »

Wait, you're telling me something I modded in had a real life counterpart.

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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2011, 05:55:42 am »

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linothorax

"The linothorax appears to have been used in place of the bronze 'bell cuirass' as the popular choice of armour for Greek hoplites..."

...yup, and came in greaves as well.
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2011, 06:00:08 am »

Well the armour I modded in was more robe-length and made of metal, but still.
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2011, 06:05:14 am »

metal robe? does it cover max?
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2011, 06:10:03 am »

Pretty much.
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2011, 06:17:12 am »

So like a mail coifed hauberk or was it plate?
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Re: Real Life Masterpiece Silk
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2011, 06:19:18 am »

Plate harness.
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