Cultural History Encyclopedia

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  • Textile tools and textile production

    There is a relatively high occurrence of textile tools in the finds at Ytre Moa. With our knowledge of grazing conditions, finds of tools for gathering of fodder for sheep and the historical use of the area, the many textile tools have been interpreted as an indication that textile handicraft played a very important role in the region in the Viking Age. What kinds of tools have been found and what do we know about the process of textile production?