A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the spindle to increase and maintain the speed of the spin for ages the whorls have been made of many different materials: amber , antler , bone , coral , glass , metal (iron, lead, lead alloy), and wood ( oak ) some types of local materials have been also used, such as. Sarah the spinner and the spindle whorl 8th october 2014 — 19 comments what follows is the resurrection of a blog originally made in 2011, and then lost part 2. Spend any time researching spindle spinning or spinning in the middle ages/renaissance and you’ll come across the term ‘drop spindle’ spindle whorls found. Medieval lead-alloy inscribed spindle whorl from great mitton, lancs find this pin and more on spindle whorls to sort by ancientspinner cast lead-alloy spindle whorl dating from the medieval period, that is c. Safeguarding norfolk's great outdoors norfolk county council sent this bulletin at 24-05-2016 09:06 am bst.
Buckles - dating from the 14th century to the 18th century spindle whorls - made of lead, they were attached to a wooden spindle and used to produce yarn before the. Rachel dupont summer 2015 fieldwork this summer i went to a field school in sozopol, bulgaria that specialized in classical and early christian archaeology i. Explore sunnifa heinreksdottir's board spindle whorls on pinterest | see more ideas about weaving, breien and closure weave. Points out that: the function of lead weights would have varied, from spindle-whorls to fishing weights to trade weights she adds that spindle whorls should. A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the spindle to increase and maintain the speed of the spin for ages the whorls have been made of many different materials: amber, antler, bone, coral, glass, metal (iron, lead, lead alloy), and wood ()some types of local materials have been also used, such as chalk, limestone. Medieval north european spindles and whorls 2000 carolyn priest-dorman introduction this document discusses spindle whorls.
Three wood spindle whorls from egypt left: new kingdom type with conical whorl found at gurob and dating to approximately 1450 bc middle: flat whorl from the middle. This paper examines the archaeological evidence for hand spinning in medieval britain from c 1200 to c 1500 ceramic, stone and baked clay spindle whorls have dominated the excavated finds, but a new corpus of lead-alloy spindle whorls, recorded through the portable antiquities scheme and scottish treasure trove, is presented here analysis of the metal whorls. Rings, wings & spindle whorls posted on behalf of jason buck storyteller rings, wings & spindle whorls: archaeological treasures and the stories they tell jason. Suits mike ross dating dating lead spindle whorls dating site edmonton dating in 2017 elite dating brussels menu relationship christian singles jewish singles.
An inscribed spindle whorl june 29, 2012 dot boughton day of archaeology 2012, finds cumbria, hoard, lancashire, local metal detectorists, non-metropolitan counties. A completed search on the scheme database record id: wmid-4fe757 object type: spindle whorl broad period: roman county: warwickshire workflow stage: awaiting validation a lead plano-convex spindle whorl the spindle whorl is 3095 mm in diameter with a central perforation that is 104 mm in diameter both sides of the.
Medieval lead spindle whorl collection 12th-15th century ad a mixed group of cast spindle whorls comprising: one biconical with raised foliage design one biconical with broad pelletted rim one plano-convex with incised star and pellets design one plano-convex with raised chevron design two globular with lozenges to the rim one plano.
The medieval period (1100ad - 1499ad) life in the middle ages decorated lead spindle whorl period: medieval description: this a. A cast lead weight, possibly a spindle whorl 1100 to 1600 ad: description: english: a cast lead weight, possibly a spindle whorl the weight is flat sub-circular with. Ukdfd database, the ukdfd is an initiative by members of the metal-detecting community to promote good practice within the hobby it is an easy-to-use, friendly and supportive online facility for detectorists to record their finds and ensure that the information is preserved for future generations. Spindle whorls have been made and used across britain since ancient times the romans and people of the medieval period cast spindle whorls mainly from lead. This paper examines the archaeological evidence for hand spinning in medieval britain from c 1200 to c 1500 ceramic, stone and baked clay spindle whorls have dominated the excavated finds, but a new corpus of lead alloy spindle whorls, recorded through the portable antiquities scheme and scottish treasure trove, is presented here.