Ancient Distaff

I was at the National Museum of Ireland today, peering into the display cases of the Viking settlements, among all the corroded bronze swords and axes, when what do I see?

An ancient wooden distaff!

I think of all those women who kept everyone clothed and fed, while the men waged war over their petty grievances.

Author: shoes15

I live in Connecticut, USA with my husband and my dog, in an old house outfitted with a sewing room, a garden, an orchard, and a big liquor cabinet.

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