Period: 
2nd C
Culture: 
Roman

This pillow was one of 3 found in a burial at Anitone.

Which fleece

As anyone who follows me on social media knows I am now not only a crazy weaver lady, but a crazy spinner lady! All this coupled with medieval re-enactment, a love of history and research means I've begun compiling a broader list of sheep breeds that were available in the Middle Ages. 10 years ago, when I first spun and dyed the yarn for a weaving project (which went so well it resulted in a 10 year hietous from spinning), all the re-enactors I knew were spinning Icelandic wool as the "most" medieval.

Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Egyptian
Persian
Sasanid

This tapestry woven cuff decoration was woven on "one plied", pres

Period: 
5th C
Culture: 
Egyptian

Egyptian or Meopotamian shoulder band found in Akhmim, Upper Egypt

Period: 
5th C
6th C
Culture: 
Persian
Period: 
7th C
8th C
Culture: 
Persian

Tapestry woven band woven on tan linen warp.

Tree Damask

Period: 
16th C
Culture: 
Italian

946-1877 woven silk damask ca 1550Date: 1550Culture: ItalyTechniqu

Period: 
8th C
9th C
10th C
11th C

2128-1900 700-1000 possibly Syrian woven silk (damask)Reference Nu

Period: 
7th C
8th C
9th C
10th C
Culture: 
Byzantine

 600-900 Byzantine (possilby) woven silk samite purple on light pu

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