Anglo-Saxon Loom Weight


An Anglo-Saxon lead spindle or loom weight, decorated around the centre with a motif of circles in relief.

Date: Circa 6th - 8th Century AD
Condition: Very fine condition.


SKU: AS-3634 Category:

Such weights were used in the spinning of wool or flax in order to increase and maintain spindle spin speed.

Weight 22 g
Dimensions W 2.2 cm

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