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Embroidery from Birka. (Source: Agnes Geijer. Birka III. Die Textilfunde aus den Gräbern).

Embroidery from Birka, grave Embroidery with silver thread in Ösenstich on silk twill.

Textile fragments from Birka grave no. 1014.  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Textile fragment dated to Viking Age, found at Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland

Viking woman's dress

Sketch of a Viking womans coat, with notes on the clothing elements. Based on Häggs reconstruction of the finds from Hedeby.

Brettchenweben-379 original

Kaukola Kekomäki drawing of the book from Theodor Schwint: Tietoja Karjalan rautakaudestan from 1893

8th to 10th century, "Birka grave 524", (I have my doubts about this. Can't find where the image is coming from, and it looks exactly the same as Birka grave no. 943...)

to century, "Birka grave (I have my doubts about this. Can't find where the image is coming from, and it looks exactly the same as Birka grave no.

Silk Cuff 10thC, Valsgärde grave 12 Embroidery in Borre style, thread silver foil spun around silk core. Edge trim plaited silver wire.

Silk Cuff Valsgärde grave 12 Embroidery in Borre style, thread silver foil spun around silk core.

Ties silk and wool from the Oseberg ship, Oldsaksamlingen.  Photo from the Digital Museum in Norway.  There are many amazing images of textiles from Oseberg among their photos. (from an awesome Pinterest board of Viking Items)

Ties silk and wool from the Oseberg ship, Oldsaksamlingen. Photo from the Digital Museum in Norway. There are many amazing images of textiles from Oseberg among their photos.

Wool twill and brocaded, patterned tablet weaving from the grave of the Chieftain from Evebø/Eide, Nordfjord, Norway. ca. 475 CE. Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. MuseumNo : B4590.

Wool twill and brocaded, patterned tablet weaving from the grave of the Chieftain from Evebø/Eide, Nordfjord, Norway. Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen.

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