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'''Wickelbander''' (also known as ''leg wraps'') are lengths of [[wool]]en cloth used to wind around the lower leg and possibly feet of an individual. Almost invariably made in a herringbone pattern they were woven as one piece with selvedges on both sides.
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'''Wickelbander''' (also known as ''leg wraps'' or ''puttees'') are lengths of [[wool]]len [[fabric|cloth]] used to wind around the lower leg and possibly feet of an individual. Almost invariably made in a [[herringbone]] [[weaving|weave]] they were [[weaving|woven]] as one piece with [[selvedge]]s on both sides.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
[http://users.bigpond.net.au/quarfwa/miklagard/Articles/legwraps1.htm Wickelbander]
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* [http://users.bigpond.net.au/quarfwa/miklagard/Articles/legwraps1.htm Wickelbander from Archeology]
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* [http://www.geocities.com/baldurstrand/winingas/winingas.html Winingas]
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[[category:clothing]]
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[[category:artefact (medieval)]]

Latest revision as of 03:26, 10 October 2007

Wickelbander (also known as leg wraps or puttees) are lengths of woollen cloth used to wind around the lower leg and possibly feet of an individual. Almost invariably made in a herringbone weave they were woven as one piece with selvedges on both sides.

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