Reconstructed Tablet Woven Bands found in the North - from the Iron Age


These are reconstructions of Tablet Woven Bands found in Nordic Iron Age graves. They are on display in the Silbeborg Museum in Silkeborg in Denmark - along with a  great deal of other intersting finds. These are merely put here for your reference so that you can research the pieces of interest to you seperately and on your own accord. 



1. Found in Lonne Hede near Esbjerg in Denmark. From 1st century AD - It would have been a decoration to a "nederdel" i.e. skirt or dress hemm.

2. Found in a grave in Hochdorf near Stuttgart in Germany. This was decoratind the hemm of a blanket. From 5th centure BC.

3. Found in a grave in Dätgen in North Germany. From 3-4th century AD

4. Found in Korselitze in Denmark - from 3-4th century AD

5. Found in Dätgen in North Germany - from around the year 1 BC or 1 AD

6. Found in Svartemo in Norway - from around 6th century AD

7. Found in Evebo-Eide in Norway and was a decoration to a chieftains tunic - from 6th century AD

8. Found in Hochdorf near Stuttgart. It decorated the hemm of one of many wall blankets/tapestries - from 5th century BC

A more detailed and much better information and images can be found in the Global Textile Encounters  PDF file from Oxbow Books.