Pendants for Novgorod temple rings. 

Tiered Trapezoidal pendants are often found with Novgorod temple rings. Other hanging ornaments such as chains, bells, dangles and other temple rings are occasionally found as well. (Sedov, Ivanovo, Glazov) The pendants are also found with other simpler types of temple rings, as well as separately, presumably after falling off the associated ring.. Pendant decoration…

Watercolor runestone scroll

A departure, scroll wise. This is a watercolor of a runestone with the relevant scroll text. I don’t yet have a picture with seal and signatures. Red ink over watercolor for the text. The robin and apple refer to the recipients arms, the birds in the water are pelicans, and the mountains are the Lions,…

More printed textile evidence. 

I found a tiny bit of possibly printed fabric from medieval Russia in an article in ATN 58, bringing the total of finds I have seen to 4.  This is blue green and yellow on a tan or other light colored wool tabby, and is described as painted, technique unknown. The various pieces are reconstructed…