Advent calendar December 21th 2018

Our twenty-first advent calendar post is a once again a textile tool. A small lucet made in bone. It’s a find from the city of Sigtuna, the first city of Sweden.

It’s dated 11th-13th century

Now in collections of Historiska museet, Sweden.
/ Amica and Maria

Photo: Historical Textiles 

2 thoughts on “Advent calendar December 21th 2018

  1. Hello Maria, this is one of the items I would like to make for the Swedish Medieval markets, could you please send me some measurements of it and the type of bone? It is probably sheep. Thank you very much, Monica Tielens from Bikkel and Been, the Netherlands.

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