Anglo-Saxon Loom Weight spindle whorl.. Product #: AS-3634 Regular price: $50.00 $50.00 In Stock
Anglo-Saxon Loom WeightAnglo-Saxon Loom Weight

Anglo-Saxon Loom Weight

Product Code: AS-3634
Width: 2.2CM

£50.00

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An Anglo-Saxon lead spindle/loom weight, decorated around the centre with a pattern of circles in relief. 

Such weights were used in the spinning of wool or flax in order to increase and maintain spindle spin speed.

Very Fine condition.

Circa 6th-8th century AD.

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An Anglo-Saxon lead spindle/loom weight, decorated around the centre with a pattern of circles in relief. 

Such weights were used in the spinning of wool or flax in order to increase and maintain spindle spin speed.

Very Fine condition.

Circa 6th-8th century AD.