Karin Lindahl
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Riveted mail coif (hood), found intact in the tower room of Tofta Church, a medieval Lutheran church on the Swedish island of Gotland Sweden. The hood is unique in that it is exceptionally well preserved, and because it has original leather straps. The hood has been carbon 14 dated to the 1200s, conservation was commissioned in 2007 to preserve, assemble and analyze the hood, the work was completed in Dec 2008 and the hood was put on exhibit in Tofta church in Jan 2009, restored detail. H5.

Riveted mail coif (hood), found intact in the tower room of Tofta Church, a medieval Lutheran church on the Swedish island of Gotland Sweden. The hood is unique in that it is exceptionally well preserved, and because it has original leather straps. The hood has been carbon 14 dated to the 1200s, conservation was commissioned in 2007 to preserve, assemble and analyze the hood, the work was completed in Dec 2008 and the hood was put on exhibit in Tofta church in Jan 2009, restored detail. H5.