Advent calendar 2022 – 16 December

Tools. Without them there wouldn’t be textiles. To weave bands one can us a rigid heddle. And we would like to show you this lovely rigid heddle from Västkinde, Gotland, Sweden. It’s made out of moose antlers. It’s dated 1350-1500.

It’s in the collection of Swedish History museum and here is the link to the database.

Please cred us if sharing photos.

/Amica and Maria

4 thoughts on “Advent calendar 2022 – 16 December

  1. thank you for this nice heddle. Is it possible that the carved dots pattern represent a weaving pattern ? and how ? and…

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