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Re: Garb

Poster: Neil Maclay <nmaclay@psi.prc.com>

Lady Rachel askes:
>I have a simple question pertaining to the use of the color purple. Was
>all purple considered royalty? I am making new garb and would like to use a
>lavender color. Can this be done authentically w/out confusion of royalty?

It depends on where you are and when. If you were a subject of
the Roman Emperor ruling from Constantinople and you tried to
wear purple, his goon squad would come after you. If you were
a viking you could wear whatever you could make, buy, or steal.
The same is true for the Kingdom of Atlantia.

	Malcolm MacMalcolm
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