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From:
Chrystel R. Brandenburgh. 2010. Early medieval textile remains from settlements in the Netherlands. An evaluation of textile production Journal of Archaeology in the Low Countries 2-1
Online: http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/jalc/02/nr01/a02

Discusses pre-11th century textile finds from the Netherlands, including some fragments sewn with contrasting thread, hats sewn with decorative seam treatments, and some interesting Dublin cap-like-reconstructed headwear.

Edit: Click on the blue 'dynamic content' paperclip for an appendix of the technical textile details! Oooooh.

But, it also mentions this:

Mittens are present in two sites, Dorestad and Aalsum (figs. 21 & 22).22 In both cases coarse thick fabrics have been used, made of thin warp thick weft threads and woven with only a few threads per centimetre. The Dorestad mitten seems to have been primarily felted, which would have greatly enhanced its practicality. Both mittens were sewn very roughly with threads up to 2 mm in width.

Footnote 22 says, in part: The Aalsum mitten is dated between 700/900 AD. This date is based on associated finds.

There are colour photos, of the mittens too!

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