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Detail Image Viking Silk Cap History of York http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/inc/img.php/tpl/uploads/silk_hat_1.jpg/640/1/fill

Viking Silk Cap - found in York in Britain, the city the Vikings called Yorvik. It is one of the most unusual and interesting objects found during the Coppergate excavations. Silk must have been an exotic material in Century Britain.

Detail Image Viking Silk Cap History of York http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/inc/img.php/tpl/uploads/silk_hat_1.jpg/640/1/fill

Viking Silk Cap - found in York in Britain, the city the Vikings called Yorvik. It is one of the most unusual and interesting objects found during the Coppergate excavations. Silk must have been an exotic material in Century Britain.

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid based on the findings in her grave.  The social structure during the days of the Vikings were much more family based than today's society. The women were fairly equal to the men and travelled and traded together with them.

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid, based her remains exhumed from her grave. Norse women were fairly equal to their men and traveled and traded with them.

Strings and Things: Norse Seam Treatment class from Highland

I actually ran out of handouts (for the first time ever), so I am posting pictures of the stitches taught here, so they are readily availa.