Bj 524 Birka Textile Fragment - note the wire 'mount' for the mica pendants at the bottom. Too cool!

Bj 524 Birka Textile Fragment - note the wire 'mount' for the mica pendants at the bottom.

Bj 886 Birka 'Textile' Fragment, when looking at the enlarged photos, it seems to be silver posament-work.

Bj 886 Birka 'Textile' Fragment, when looking at the enlarged photos, it seems to be silver posament-work.

Bj 886 Birka 'Textile' Fragment, when looking at the enlarged photos, it seems to be silver posament-work.

Bj 886 Birka 'Textile' Fragment, when looking at the enlarged photos, it seems to be silver posament-work.

Textile fragment from Birka grave 886. The Historiska museet labels this as "tablet weaving" (brickvävda), but it looks more like some kind of braided wire trim to me.

Textile fragment from Birka grave The Historiska museet labels this as "tablet weaving" (brickvävda), but it looks more like some kind of braided wire trim to me.

Birka grabe BJ 832  Bild 349622

Translated from Russian "Example trim dress from the burial On the attached silk woven braids of silver wire. At the edge of the curb parts sewn woven silver gimp.

Silver tissue. Originally fastened on textiles. Kvie, Endre, Gotland, Sweden.  SHM 5725  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Silver tissue Silver Originally fastened on textiles. SHM 5725 Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum

Silver.  Originally fastened on textiles.  Not really embroidery, but I don't have a better place for it and it's more embroidery-like than the gold thread image.  Kvie, Endre, Gotland, Sweden. SHM 5725.  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Silver tissue Silver Originally fastened on textiles. SHM 5725 Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum

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