Cords and Braids


Cords and braid were common in Viking age clothing. They could be used to adorn or strengthen garments, bags or necklaces. This booklet includes pedagogical and illustrated instructions for 7 different types of cords and braids from the Viking age.

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16 page booklet in A5 format with:

  • Illustrated instructions
  • Background information


  • Plied cords
  • Lucet cords
  • Finger-loop braids from Birka
  • Three-strand braid from Dublin
  • Six-strand braid from Haithabu
  • Tabby braid from Birka and Mammen
  • Narrow sprang from Birka

For more information about background and use see: Cords and Braids

Additional information

Weight 30 g
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 0.2 cm

English, Swedish


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