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Needlecase (nr. 421)

sheep bone with silver ring

Needle cases are safe (but portable) way to store needles, an important and costly item, and easily lost. The oldest known needle case is early medieval and is made of bone. Brass ones occur also. This bone needle case has a silver ring for a cord or tie to hang it from one's belt.


dimensions: 80 mm

provenance: Birka (S)
















Needlecase sheep bone with silver ring (421)
price € 13,95
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