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FW: boat shuttles and horizontal weaving looms.

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  • Rebecca Lucas
    Hi all, This just appeared on the SCA-Card-Weaving list. I thought it may be interesting for any Russian personae who are also into weaving.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 10, 2006
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      Hi all,
      This just appeared on the SCA-Card-Weaving list. I thought it may be
      interesting for any Russian personae who are also into weaving.

      >1. boat shuttles
      > Posted by: "Beth and Bob Matney" bmatney@... bmatney2000
      > Date: Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:17 am (PDT)
      >
      >I am so excited! I finally found extant examples of boat shuttles from the
      >early 14th century (1310-1320)! There were also some horizontal loom parts
      >from the same time period excavated.
      >
      >Wooden Artifacts from medieval Novgorod. by Boris Aleksandrovich
      >Kolchin; A V Chernetsov . 1989. 2 vol. Oxford. B.A.R. Int. Series 495. 486
      >pages. ISBN: 0860546357
      >
      >What this means is that I now have good archaeological evidence for
      >horizontal treadle looms in the early 14th century. We know that they were
      >in western Europe by mid 13th century (about 1250) from a manuscript
      >illumination, but no good archaeological evidence.
      >
      >Beth of Walnutvale
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