Advent calendar December 18th 2018

Our eighteenth advent calendar post is a tablet woven band. The band is made in silk and metal thread. The band comes from Vreta Abbey, Östergötland, Sweden. The abbey opened in ca 1105 and closed down 1582. 

They band is dated to approx. 13- 15th century. 

Now in collections of Historiska museet, Sweden.
/ Amica and Maria
Photo: Ola Myrin, SHM

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