Posted by Pat2 on April 28, 1998 at 06:49:51:
In response to A very little information..., written by Clare on March 21, 1998 at 15:00:36
] Also, it states that "water in bowls was available so that mouths could be rinsed, or hands washed, as fingers were probably used as frequently as forks." For this reason, I doubt if gloves were worn into supper.
If I am not too late with this reply - I only joined last week ref your point about gloves - as Gloves were usually buttoned at the wrist they could be folded back during a meal.
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