Tablet woven medieval viking trim for LARP SCA or fantasy reenactment - "Arrow-heads"

$150.00
+ $15.00 shipping

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$150.00
+ $15.00 shipping
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Handmade
Made in London, United Kingdom

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This trim is made of silver-grey, violet and forget-me-not blue Anchor brand cotton.

It is just half an inch wide, but 263 inches long. Which is over 21ft. (Or a little over 6.5m) Whichever way you look at it, it's a lot of weaving!

Whilst I have tied off the weft (so it will not fray) I have left this piece intentionally unfinished so you can decide what to do with it. It would go well at the edges of a cloak or hood, or make a strong statement decorating the neck of a tunic. It could become part of crowns and headdresses. It could adorn a corset or light bracer or be incorporated onto heavier fabric to make a belt. It could even be utilised as straps for purses and bags. (Given how long it is, I'm certain it could fulfill most of these functions and finish off a very handsome outfit.)

The close-up picture shows both the face and the back of the band.

This piece took me four days to warp and weave.

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Tablet weaving has been practiced all over the world by cultures both ancient and modern, from Egypt to Norway. It is a traditional way to manufacture lengths of brightly patterned cord and trim by hand.

If you would like to commission your own piece of tablet weaving then please drop me a message. Many other colours/patterns/widths/lengths/etc are available, both historical and modern.



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