Alisandre Isabeau de la Chapelle

Lady Alisandre Isabeau de la Chapelle
Deputy Arts & Sciences Minister

Last active: 2018

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Email: alpetrisek AT gmail DOT com

Device
Per bend argent and azure, a swan naiant counterchanged and on a chief azure three roses argent.

Honors
Swan’s Grace (Midwinter A&S, 2/3/2018)
Baronial Arts Champion (Castle Wars, 11/19/2016 until Midwinter A&S, 2/3/2018)
Meridian Cross (Royal University of Meridies, 7/16/2016)
Tower Or (Red Tower, 9/19/2015)
Award of Arms (Midrealm, 3/19/1988)

Interests
16th Century Ottoman
Costuming
Cordialing
Cooking
European sewing tools 1150-1600
Islamic Jewelry
Influence of central Asian culture and western Renaissance civilization on each other

Classes taught
Making a period fencing shirt
Italian hem stitch
How to make Sekanjabin
The Two Hour Tarpuş
How to Make Çaprast Closures from Fingerloop Braids
Online Resources for the Independent Researcher

Current projects
Viking and Ottoman garb, a new Ottoman tarpus, a bliaut, 16th c breeches & doublet for Pietro, research on 11th c Kiev, 16th c Ottoman plaque belts, Timurid dynasty textiles, experiments with Roman cheesecake & flavored sekanjabin

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