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Nalbinding: derivation and description

In an earlier post about a Swedish looped purse made in 1693, I noted that the name given to that craft — virka — has been used over time for a number of  different crafts. It next appears in a dialect dictionary compiled during the late 1790s, in the definition of sömma, a common Swedish designation for what is… Continue reading Nalbinding: derivation and description