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Detail of the weaving on Havhingten's sail. For more information see http://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/visit-the-museum/exhibitions/the-five-reconstructions/the-sea-stallion-from-glendalough-skuldelev-2/
The windward side of the sail, shrouds, mast. The sails are made from densely woven sheeps' wool dyed with ochre and treated with horse main fat. For more information see…
Oseberg textile group practises Viking Age handicrafts related to textile production, including naturally-dyed yarn, spinning with a drop spindle, etc. The sign is produced in faux-runic lettering to enhance the appearance of Vikingness.
A rack of naturally-dyed wool showing the range of colours that Viking Age clothes could have come in. The Vikings are known to have liked colourful clothes, and this photographs demonstrates what could be achieved with the technology they…
A wooden yarn winder made of beech, wooden spindles from drop spindles, a spindle whorl, and fragments of yarn found in the burial.
Alongside the tapestries, other textiles were found. These included woollen fabrics, silk, embroideries and tablet-woven bands.
These are fragments of a tapestry that was found with the Oseberg ship burial. The tapestry appears to depict a procession including horse-drawn wagons.