Arms Retainer Basket

Many years experience as a retainer in the SCA has taught me that an invaluable tool for a Queen (or Princess) is the "Retainer Basket". This is a basket which holds a collection of useful items, kits, etc. which a retainer (hence the name) carries for the Queen wherever she goes.

Gabrielle's Basket This is a basket that I made for Duchess Gabrielle von Njenrode, during her second reign as Queen of the East Kingdom. Unfortunately many of the items in the basket are obscured in this image, and I foolishly didn't think to take individual photographs. But the full contents of the basket are:



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