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This makes sense


Aug 25 2014, 6:12pm

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By the time we see the dwarves at Bilbo's house their clothing is actually pretty nice and probably involved some trading, and I like to imagine the Durin boys returning from a trading trip and bringing home a packet of rare dye, or a bolt of lovely fabric for Dis the way British traders and soldiers used to bring exotic shawls and fabrics back to their ladies from India and China.

"And so they stood on the walls of the city of Gondor, and a great wind rose and blew, and their hair, raven and golden, streamed out mingling in the air."

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What colors of fabrics do you think were available to the exiled dwarves? Cirashala Send a private message to Cirashala Aug 25 2014, 4:54am
    you might find this interesting... albeit not that useful to your question Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Aug 25 2014, 5:03am
    I love the fabrics used in the dwarf costumes Elarie Send a private message to Elarie Aug 25 2014, 1:25pm
        This makes sense DaughterofLaketown Send a private message to DaughterofLaketown Aug 25 2014, 6:12pm
    Well... Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Aug 25 2014, 6:49pm
    If you haven't, you so need to read Cloaks & Daggers Defiant Send a private message to Defiant Aug 26 2014, 1:36am
        Oh, I SO want to read it! Cirashala Send a private message to Cirashala Aug 26 2014, 5:15am
            Suggestion... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Aug 26 2014, 12:18pm
            It's my favorite of the ones that I've seen Elarie Send a private message to Elarie Aug 26 2014, 12:21pm
            Totally get the cost priorities thing Defiant Send a private message to Defiant Aug 26 2014, 8:34pm


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