Knitted Mitten - Wool, made using nålebinding technique - Arneiðarstaðir, Fljótsdalhérad, east Iceland - National Museum of Iceland - century
A kyrtel, a tunic woven from heavy wool, was found in an area exposed by the retreating Lendbreen ice patch (top). It is remarkably preserved, and detailed examination (above) shows it to be around years old.
The Vikings of Bjornstad - Viking Museum Iceland. Some designs have been around awhile. The connected mittens are a long tradition! Both the mittens and sock are again made of cut and pieced woolen cloth, the sting appears to be plaited
Tocharian female is a Tarim mummy and lived around BC. She was tall, with a high nose and long flaxen blond hair, perfectly preserved in ponytails. The weave of her clothing appears similar to Celtic cloth. She was around 40 years-old when she died.