Child's wool sock

Wild noted a characterstic of Roman diamond twills he studies were a higher sett than ppi. Wild also noted pattern units were often 10 warp ends and 9 picks.The sock is picutred in Illustration 2.12 pg. 88 2/2 diamond twill from Vindolanda Roman fort, Northumberland. The sock measured 16 cm in length. the sock is a similar shap to a simple boot.

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Time Period: 

1st C AD
2nd C AD



The Cambridge History of Western Textiles 2 Volume Boxed Set


Wool Z spun


Wool S spun