Garb

We request that all participants make “an attempt” at pre-17th-century clothing commonly referred to as “Garb”. This can be simply:

• A large tunic style shirt.
• Plain pants preferably not jeans.
• Comfortable shoes. Attempt to avoid modern style shoes.
• A blanket to wear as a cloak to stay warm.
• A large wide-brimmed hat or cowl.

As you pick items, always remember to try not to make them “obtrusively modern”. The Chatelaine can assist with loaner garb if needed. Modern prosthetics and glasses are allowed. We would prefer you to enjoy yourself comfortably instead of trying to fit into a period aesthetic. Again, if you have accessibility issues direct them to the event steward or one of their deputies. You may wish to bring several items to the event to make your day more enjoyable.

Warm Weather Suggestions

  • Roman
  • Greek
  • Egyptian
  • Viking (done in linen not wool)

Cool Weather Suggestions

  • Persian
  • Viking (done in wool)
  • Adding layers

Clothing to Avoid

  • White belts – reserved for Knights/The Order of Chilvary
  • Red belts – for a squire training to be a knight
  • Yellow belts – a protege working to become a pelican
  • Green belts – an apprentice studying to become a laurel
  • Unadorned chains (necklaces with no pendants) – Reserved for Knights/The Order of Chilvary
  • Laurel Leaves (think of the Greek crown of leaves) – Reserved for Laurels
  • Red hats trimmed with a white brim – Reserved for Pelicans
  • Crowns and tiaras – reserved for royalty (circlets are okay)

The information presented here comes from SCA 101: How to Plan, Play, and Avoid Dismay by THL Anóra Tryggvadóttir and from pages 13 and 14 of the article “A Newcomers Guide to the SCA“.

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May 14, 2022
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