Our sixteenth advent calendar post is a selection of spindle whorls. They all comes from various archeological excavations from different Swedish cities. The whorls are made out of clay, lead, and bone.
The whorls have different shapes and weighs differently.
They whorls are dated 13-16th century.
Now in collections of Historiska museet, Sweden.
/ Amica and Maria
Photo: Historical Textiles