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Medieval Weaves

I'm a novice weaver. My interest lies primarily in reproducing medieval textile weaves using card weaving, rigid heddle, and a four-shaft floor loom.

The purpose of this post is to give people interested in learning about medieval fabrics a visual example for comparing to commercially available fabrics.  

A lot of books and papers about medieval textile finds describe the weave, or shows images of highly deteriorated finds.  This is meant as a gallery of what those textiles look like in real life!  It not exhaustive, and is taking time to compile.

Not all of these weaves are hand dyed.  Where they are, it's in the description

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