Ruth seen wearing a "Girt"
threshing grain with a Flail, then takes the
the grain to Naomi. Details show: 1 -an
agricultural tool, the Flail, used to
separate grain from the stalk.
2 -a pair of "lady's"
shoes ~ it would appear that at the "worker"
level, footwear differed little between men
and women. Also, what appears to be a lady's
leggings, with a "ribbed" pattern.
3 -closer view of the lady's
worker-class footwear. 4
-a lady's wrapped headwear.
Naomi tells Ruth how to win Boaz's affections. Detail
shows: 1 -a lady's
lined with "Vair". Vair, according to
heraldic definition, is classified as a fur (along with Ermine, Vair
constitutes a third heraldic composition group called "Furs"; the other
two groups are "Colors" and "Metals").
Details show: 1
-Single-leg linen chausses (leggings).
2 -Braies (underwear).
3 -an agricultural
flail. 4 -a
Winnowing-Fan, used to separate grain from
chaff. 5- Linen
Boaz gives barley-grain to Ruth. Detail shows: 1 -good
example of coopering - a handmade barrel.
2 -a good view of a man's
mantle/cloak. This one has the "convertible" sleeves and a slit up
the front, but does not open all the way up the front. 3
-a small hand basket being used to handle grain.
Ruth approaches Naomi with the barley grain given to her by
Boaz. Detail shows: 1 -a lady's
broach or clasp.
1 -the donning of period
2 -a period-style civilian
hat, seemingly very common during the period.