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Textile Tools: Medieval Images of the Distaff June 11, 2015

Filed under: Spinning — Janet @ 4:45 pm

Wonderful images from my blogging friend Lene n Finland North of the Arctic Circle.

Dances with Wools

This woman is shown beating her husband with her distaff!

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2 Responses to “Textile Tools: Medieval Images of the Distaff”

  1. katknit Says:

    Thanks for reading Dances with Wools, and also for the reblog.

  2. Joanna Says:

    Some of those women look pretty cranky! I particularly like the husband beater, but I bet I wouldn’t like her in real life.

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