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Photograph of the warped-up weaving tablets in situ, from the Viking Age ship burial from Oseberg, Norway. 1904. Museum : Kulturhistorisk museum, UiO, search for "Gustafsons vævegreier."

Photograph of the warped-up weaving tablets in situ, from the Viking Age ship burial from Oseberg, Norway. Museum : Kulturhistorisk museum, UiO, search for "Gustafsons vævegreier.

Map of Viking ship finds in Norway. There are said to be hundreds of unexcavated ship burials in Scandinavia.  36

Map of Viking ship finds in Norway. There are said to be hundreds of unexcavated ship burials in Scandinavia.

... 10th-century Viking shield some 60 miles west of Copenhagen, Denmark

Thousand-Year-Old Viking Shield Found in Denmark

Danish archaeologists say they have found a well-preserved Viking shield that is more than years old. The wooden shield has a diameter of 32 inches and was found during excavations near Viking-age castles, some 60 miles west of Copenhagen.

Irish embroidery, 10, a finding of Brittany, the Irish burial.  Dress Women's Byzantine cut (like most things Irish era Danish law). Painted madder. Embroidery made silk threads, colored buckthorn. Fabric rhombic weave, dyed too madder

to be checked: 'Irish embroidery, a finding of Brittany, the Irish burial. Dress Women's Byzantine cut (like most things Irish era Danish law). Embroidery made silk threads, colored buckthorn. Fabric rhombic weave, dyed too madder"

The Oseberg ship burial is a Viking Age burial mound containing a double female inhumation, which is located in the Oslofjord area in Norway.

The Norwegian Oseberg burial mound dated about AD) and excavated contained numerous grave goods and two female human skeletons.

LOOK, still BLUE! :) Dyed linen loop from grave 3 at Pskov, Russia, possibly from an apron dress.

Dyed linen loop from grave 3 at Pskov, Russia? possibly from an apron dress.

Brikvævet bånd, Køstrup fund

Brikvævet bånd, Køstrup fund

Rękodzielnica: Rekonstrukcja rękawicy z Arneiðarstaðir X-XI wiek.

Rękodzielnica: Rekonstrukcja rękawicy z Arneiðarstaðir X-XI wiek.

Diagram showing 2/1 diamond twill from Birka and the variety of sizes of the diamonds. This was much less common than 2/2 twill. From Agnes Geijer, Birka III, p. 27

Diagram showing diamond twill from Birka and the variety of sizes of the diamonds. From Agnes Geijer, Birka III, p.

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