MEDIEVAL
March 2010 : Links updated.
 
ASSORTED
Rings and things British Museum. A photo index
 
 
CERAMICS
Jugs, pots British Museum. A photo index
Tiles, British Museum. A photo index
 
 
EFFIGIES
13th C effigies , The Historical museum ,Oslo 
13thC effigies, V&A, London. A photo index with mostly mid 13thC effigies
 
 
EXTANT EMBROIDERY
ASSISSI
BLACKWORK
CROSS STITCH
 
COUNTED STITCH
GOLD AND SILVER GILT
 
LONG ARMED CROSS STITCH
 
OPUS ANGLICANUM
 
WEAVE SEAM 
WHITEWORK
 
 
 
IVORY
British Museum Index of photos
V&A Index of photos
 
 
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Cittern 1280-1330, British museum , London
 
 
 
EMBROIDERY PROJECTS
Cross eyed and colorblind ; long armed cross stitch trials and errors
Forays into medieval embroidery 1250-1450 ; you count and you count and still you mess it up - the joys of counted embroidery

 
 
EXTANT EMBROIDERY AND TECHNIQUES ON OTHER WEBSITES
* Articles about Embroidery , from Filum Aureum, the newsletter of West Kingdom Needle workers Guild
* A stitch out of time , mostly 14th and 15thC german counted stitch and longarmed cross stitch , well documented
* Designs, Period, A Book of Medieval, Renaissance,and Heraldic Patterns for Needlework,with Many Charted from Original Embroidery Pieces of the Period.
* Historical resources , superb website covers most of Europe, techniques and the sca period
* Medieval beadwork page , possibly everything you could want to know about bead embroidery in the sca period
* Medieval Embroidery -Some Charted Examples , 14th and 15thC patterns of an extant icelandic altar hanging and german pillow and box
 
* The Goss vestments , embroidered between 1230-60. Background info, photos and links.
* The Goss vestments on Rubens Art server. Extremly good close ups of a lot of the embroideries.
 
 
* MEDIEVAL GERMAN EXTANT EMBROIDERY FROM BILDINDEX
1300 Fasten- oder Hungertuch: embroidered linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00772d03a.jpg
14thC Leinendekke ; beautiful work !
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00774c07a.jpg
14thC Leinendekke ; fragments with same embroidery can be found in the V&A;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00774c05a.jpg
13thC Weissleinendekke; embroidered linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi09319h08a.jpg
1250-1300 Tischdekke; embroidered linen tablecloth (?);
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi11304a05a.jpg
13thC Embroidered relic box; nice work !
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11651c07a.jpg
13thC Dalmatica; gold on silk ;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI05490c02a.jpg
Begining of 14thC, Humerale; colored silk embroidery on linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11904f01a.jpg
1160-70 or 1250ish Chausable from Aachen; gold on blue silk;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi00011b05a.jpg
1300 Kasel (??) ; gold eagle on blue silk, detail;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi11037g02a.jpg
Begining of 13th C ,Otto the 4ths Kaisermantel; possibly english embroidery on byzantine silk;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI04217g03a.jpg
 
 
 
EXTANT TEXTILE FRAGMENTS AND TECHNIQUES ON OTHER WEBSITES
DYES
 
EXTANT CLOTHES
*Another Look at St. Louis' Shirt , by Heather Rose Jones
*Some Clothing of the Middle Ages. Historical Clothing from Archaeological Finds. Compiled by I. Marc Carlson
*Thomas Becket's alb , late 12thC, Villa de Bello Marisco, (March 2010 - link broken)
*Woman's Pleated Embroidered Apron Circa 1400-1600, the documentation, from Villa de Bello Marisco  (March 2010 - link broken)
 
HAIRNETS
 
NALEBINDING
*A German website with some drawings explaining what this U and O stuff is about (at the bottom of the page).
*Basic Nalbinding part 1: Oslo Stitch (F1 UO/UOO).Taught by Gudrun Ottosdottir at University of Atlantia
*Bernhard's Nadelbinden. Very useful if you can figure out how-to from photos of stitches
*Nadelbindung.Ein-Nadel-Stricken. German site with fairly clear drawings of how to do the York stitch.
*Nalebinding Techniques in the Viking Age. By Carolyn Priest-Dorman
*Socks of Nalbinding, 10th century , based on 10thC sock from Coppergate,Jorvik
*The Russian join. A methode of joining threads also useful for nalebinding.
*Viking and Medieval Nalebinding Mitten Reconstructions - Based on archaeological finds from Finland, By Satu Hovi
 
SEWING STITCHES
*Sherts, Trewes, & Hose .ij. :Documentable Details, finishing methods ,by maistre Emrys Eustace, hight Broom
*Archaeological Sewing, By Heather Rose Jones
*Sewing Stitches Used in Medieval Clothing, Compilied by Jennifer L. Carlson (Bronze age to early 17thC)
 
SHOES AND LEATHER
*Footwear of the Middle Ages , by Marc Carlson
 
TABLET WEAVING
*A Saxon Threaded-In Tablet Weave, by Carolyn Priest-Dorman.
*The Ancient Craft of Tablet Weaving, Getting Started , By Shelagh Lewins
*Tabletweaving links ,from Weavershand
 
WEAVING
*Medieval Textiles ,Complex Weavers website
 
 
1320 CYCLE SHOWING TEXTILE PREPARATION TECHNIQUES INVOLVING FLAX AND SILK FOR HOUSE WIFES AND YOUNG MAIDENS
A slightly faded wall painting from 1320 of flax and silk preparation/production (?)
 
1320 Zyklus mit Darstellung der Flachs- und Seidenverarbeitung, ausgefuhrt von Frauen und jungen Madchen
Bodensee?
Zyklus, aktuelle Funktion: Museum, Wandmalerei, Freskomalerei
Standort: Konstanz, Kanonikerhaus, Haus zur Kunkel, 2. Obergeschoss
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0105a.jpg
Details ;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/fmc1571232a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0073a.jpg
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http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0101a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0102a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0103a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/zi1800_0104a.jpg
 
 
 
 
EXCAVATIONS AND NEW DISCOVERIES IN YORK
* AY17/16: Leather and Leather working in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York
* York Archaeological Trust Picture Archive , Norman and medieval York
 
No. 1: Anglo-Scandinavian, Medieval and Post-Medieval Urban Occupation at 41-49 Walmgate, York. Principal Author: Neil Macnab
No. 2: Beyond the Walls of York: The Road to Hull. Principal Author: David Evans
No. 3: Anglo-Scandinavian and Roman remains at 28-29 High Ousegate, York, UK. Principal Authors: Neil Macnab and Jane McComish
No. 4: A Roman Camp and Prehistoric Site at Monks Cross, York, UK. Principal Author: Mark Johnson
No. 5: Hungate: Evidence from an Excavation at the former Henlys Garage, Stonebow . Principal Author: Rhona Finlayson
No. 6: Romans Lose Their Heads: An Unusual Cemetery at The Mount, York. Principal Author: Kurt Hunter-Mann
No. 7: Excavations at 62-68 Low Petergate, York. Principal Author: Ben Reeves
No. 8: Roman occupation at the site of the former Starting Gate Public House,42-50 Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses, York, UK. Principal Author : Jane McComish
No. 9: Roman, Anglian and Anglo-Scandinavian activity and a medieval cemetery on land at the junction of Dixon Lane and George Street, York :Principal author: J.McComish 
No.10:Excavations at Fey Field, Whithorn, Dumfries and Gallow. Principal authors J. M. McComish and D. Petts
 
 
SOME ASSORTED ARTICLES FROM OTHER WEBSITES
* Scandinavian Names , old norse to medieval sources
 
 
 
WEAPONS AND RELATED ON OTHER WEBSITES
 
WEAPONS CHESTS
*1250 weapons chest in Aachen, Germany
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00011g03a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI03346a09a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI03346a10a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI03346a11a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI03346a12a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00011g04a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00011g05a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00011g06a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00011g07a.jpg
 
 
SHIELDS
*13th and 14thC German extant shields on Bildindex, follow list below ;
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M
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