Our fifteen advent calendar post is, once agin not a textile but a textile tool, a rigid heddle is from Västkinde, Gotland, Sweden. It’s made out of elk horn.
It is decorated on both sides. The size is H. 4,7 cm , W. 4,5 cm.
The rigid heddle is dated to 1350- 1490 AD.
Now in collections of Historiska museet, Sweden.
/ Amica and Maria
Photo: Historical Textiles