Known in Old Norse as vindingr, winingas or vaf-spjôrr
 
The wraps consistent of two long, narrow strips of cloth, typically wool, and bright colors, which were wound around the leg and foot in the same direction for both legs. By starting at the foot or ankle and wrapping upwards. The strip was fastened at the top by tucking in, no clips or fasteners are needed, but they were used (below). Clothing hooks were found on skeletons just below the knee so it is safe to say that these hooks were to hold up some
type of clothing, eg legwraps.
 
In period the fabric would have been woven to the correct dimensions on a small scale regular loom. The strips measure about 3.5 inches wide and may be as long as 9 ft in length.




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Michele Franklin
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