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Sir_Edward_ReBrook

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Knight Banner
« on: 2015-12-15, 22:13:04 »
Gentlemen:

Greetings! I hope you all are well and preparing for the holidays. I was curious if anyone knew of a good manufacturer of high-quality Knight Banners, similar to that which would have been sported by a Knight Banneret. Rameset.com recently made a surcoat for my 13th century Knight harness, which was absolutely excellent, but as of today, all of their email addresses are bouncing back. Your thoughts and ideas are most appreciated.
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W. Edward Graf von Ettendorf-ReBrook, GOTJ

Ian

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Re: Knight Banner
« Reply #1 on: 2015-12-16, 02:07:13 »
Here are two reputable folks that do dyed silk banners:

https://www.facebook.com/BernsBanners/

and

https://www.facebook.com/windyvalleyfinearts/?fref=ts

Many of us own banners from the second link. 

One nice touch that Bern's Banners does that Windy Valley doesn't do, is the banners are held on the stave with a silk sleeve.  Windy Valley's banners just tie on to the stave.  Historical depictions usually show the sleeve method.
« Last Edit: 2015-12-16, 02:09:35 by Ian »
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Re: Knight Banner
« Reply #2 on: 2015-12-19, 22:25:23 »
Interesting, didn't know about the historical sleeve vs tied.

Definitely would recommend Windy Valley. I have one of her banners, and you can request any design you want.
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Re: Knight Banner
« Reply #3 on: 2015-12-21, 18:20:29 »
I like the idea of a sleeve as well; would make it easier to keep it on the pole.  I have a Windy Valley one as well...I rather like it.
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