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Norfolk Museums Development Foundation

Bobbin

This mystery object was discovered in Norwich Castle, beneath its Norman floor.
Closes on 01/01/2021
Charity Registration No: 1158727

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Its up to interpretation what this item could be, although experts suspect its a bobbin, used to wind up thread or yarn during needlework, weaving and knitting. If so, this bobbin could have been used to create lavish embroidery for luxury textiles and tapestries, much like our modern-day Tapestry Volunteers. Its certainly striking and unusual: one end is carved into a mans head, and the other into the head of a beast. The perfect gift for the crafter or stitcher in your life, or perhaps for a historian keen to solve a mystery!

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Bobbin

Norfolk Museums Development Foundation