Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 9803
Author(s): Motz, Lotte.
Title : Note on a Bracteate from Trollhättan [The author identifies the object held by a female figure on a bracteate ( ) as a yarn winder. Motz argues that such a tool used in spinning and weaving was also used by women in magical practices to ensure prosperity for the coming year. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Collegium Medievale , 9., ( 1996):  Pages 153 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1996.

2. Record Number: 2338
Author(s): Hirsh, John C.
Title : Tangled Webs: Weaving and the Supernatural [analysis of burials with bracteates].
Source: Old English Newsletter , 29., 3 (Spring 1996):
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 12802
Author(s): Enright, Michael J.
Title : The Goddess Who Weaves: Some Iconographic Aspects of Bracteates of the Fürstenberg Type [The author identifies a possible Nordic weaving goddess on a bracteate, and suggests that further study in this area may allow scholars to perceive continuities between German paganism and the High Middle Ages. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Frühmittelalterliche Studien , 24., ( 1990):  Pages 54 - 70.
Year of Publication: 1990.