Among other finds in grave 977 in Birka there were pieces of tablet woven bands, with patterns labeled by Agnes Geijer as B8 and B5. W grobie nr 977 w Birce znaleziono między innymi fragmenty brokatowanych krajek tabliczkowych, ze wzorami oznaczonymi przez Agnes Geijer jako B8 i B5. Image source/źródło: Historiska.se Agnes Geijer in Birka III wrote…
I was asked to make 2 ten cm long pieces of the band from Birka grave 965 (pattern B 6 by Agnes Geijer) and the band from XVth century South Germany or Austria (patern 26 by Nancy Spies). The Birka band brocading was made using a drawn silver wire. The band was 11 mm wide….
Weaving the b20 (grave 735) band from Birka.
Weaving a silver brocaded blue silk band on tablets, with the B6 pattern
The woolen, tablet woven band with a woolen brocade, found in Kostrup, is a fascinating find. The most comprehensive information can be found here: http://urd.priv.no/viking/kostrup.html Following the description, I used 4-hole tablets with only 2 holes threaded. My wool was too thin, so my band has only 11 mm width, while the original is 14 mm…
A while ago, in one of the articles on Academia.edu about the discoveries from Pień, Poland, this grave find was mentioned (for example here) – a silk band, brocaded with gold-foil wrapped thread, dated to second half of 10th century – first quarter of 11th century. It was used as a belt and found on…
My friend saw my small B6 band and asked if I could make her a woolen belt like that. It’s not for reenactment, that’s why it’s so wide. Pattern from grave 965 at Birka. It’s 2,5 meters long, Advertisements
3 meters long, 13 mm wide. All the way the tablets turned in one direction. Based on the find from grave 750 in Birka. Advertisements
11 mm wide, 3 m long. Green silk and metal-wrapped silver tread, 21 tablets. Advertisements